Wanna Big Chest? It's Time To Work Your Back Too....

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So you want a big chest right? Who doesn't! Did you know when you're training your chest muscles it's also a good idea to hit a few sets of back too. Working your chest and back together can give you better results because it'll generate a greater force and contraction when lifting through the chest. If you just work the chest muscles on their own without any back work, the tension around the muscles is weaker which will then result in less force being generated. When you work two muscles like this you're focusing on your agonist and antagonist muscles which is a bit like a 'tug of war' contest. When the rope is slack, the force is weak however when it's taught it is strong and stable.

Give this a try when you next hit chest, perform some bent over rows in your warm up and you should feel a difference :)

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Job Role Nutritional and Fitness Advisor Qualifications Premier International Diploma in Personal Training, Nutrition and Sports Massage Therapy Scott has always been active growing up being involved in different sport teams and individual sports such as boxing and Jiu Jitsu. It wasn't until Scott dislocated his left knee during a Jiu Jitsu Competition when he developed a new passion which was going to the gym. Scott studied an International Diploma in Personal Training, Nutrition and Sports Massage Therapy which he has used for over 8 years in the Fitness Industry. Scott has been successful in his field in the UK and in other countries of the world. He has helped many people achieve their goals in Fat Loss, Weight gain, Hypertrophy and other areas of Health and Fitness. Scott is very passionate and is a big motivator who is going to provide you with expert advice and looks forward to helping you with your goals. There is more to see of Scott as he will be competing in Fitness Modelling competitions this year and next so keep a look out for him.
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