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|Friend says db press works outer chest more and less shoulders / tris ,, is this broscience|
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Originally Posted by Cubb
Ask him to point out the "outer chest" on an anatomy chart. I would be curious where this muscle is.
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|Brosceince. EMG activity is similar for either one on the entire chest. There is no "outer chest." Pec major fibers can not be preferentially worked in terms of "inner" and "outer."
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|Since the weights aren't connected in db press and bench press has quite a bit of outward force this might mean that you can't utilize your triceps strength as good in db press, making it more of a pec centered exercise. (not saying it hits chest better, just that it hits triceps worse)|
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