Benefits of Pectoral Exercises for Men

Probably one of the most coveted features of the male anatomy after those washboard abs and sleeve filling biceps would have to be pectorals, well developed chest muscles that let you feel comfortable about removing your shirt whenever, wherever!

In particular, pectoral exercises for men can have the following benefits.

1. Gives you a powerful looking, sculpted chest

pectoral-exercisesA big deep chest gives the idea of great male power and is considered a measure of a man’s real strength. If you concentrate on doing weights for only some part of the body – say the shoulders and not the biceps; or the abs and not the chest, you can end up looking disproportionate. Doing the right exercises for the pecs can give you a proportionate and overall well muscled body.

2. Gives that enviable V Shape

Well developed pecs mean that your waist will appear attractively narrow by comparison; giving you that coveted Vee Shape that all men envy and all women desire.

3. More muscle you have, more fat you burn

If not for the sake of looks, develop your pecs for other reasons. The more muscle proportion there is in the body, the more fat is being burnt even when the body is at rest. Also muscle is more compact that fat and weighs more while taking up less space.

4. They give you an upper hand in sport

An increase in upper body bulk and strength can give men an edge in sport, letting them swim faster, throw harder, and even prevent injury.

5. Increased support to your shoulders

Strong pectoral muscles help in stabilizing the shoulder joints, thus minimizing the risk of shoulder injuries.

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  1. Henry Mwaba April 3, 2012

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