by 1st Phorm Athlete Brett Becker April 22, 2010 3 min read
I got the nickname “Midwest Chest” a few years ago, when I filmed a video with MostMuscular.com titled “Midwest Chest” that featured my chest training. These are principles I continue to use in my chest training today. When I was new to lifting, like many newcomers I trained my chest 2-3 times a week and I attribute this excess stimulus, along with genetics to the development of my pecs. However, I wouldn’t recommend this knowing what I know now. These days, I only train chest once a week. But if you follow along with my workout, you’ll see that I annihilate my pecs and I need the 6 days in between workouts to recover. You might remember that I suffered a potentially career ending pec tear back in the fall. After rehabilitating my chest, I am currently back to regular chest training. Here are my chest training principles:
For those of you in the Midwest, make sure you check out the “NPC Midwest Bodybuilding Championships” going down in St Louis at the Roberts Orpheum theatre, this Saturday April 24. This was a great show last year and this year should be no different. After a very brief hiatus, the competition season is in full swing again and I’m anxious to begin plotting my next show prep. Be sure to stay tuned!
The post Hey Brett. The other day I heard someone refer to you as “Midwest Chest”. How did you get that nickname? I would love to develop great pecs and although my upper body training is a priority, I am not seeing the gains I want. What is the secret to your “Midwest chest”? appeared first on 1st Phorm.