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Chest Exercises

Learn all our Weight Training Exercises for the Chest Muscles and Add Immediately to your Next Chest Workout

Welcome to our Chest Exercises main page!

Here we've linked to all of our weight training exercises that target your pectorals: the pectoralis major and pectoralis minor. Each individual chest exercise page includes pictures, exercise instructions, and tips so you can immediately add to your next Chest Workout and other Weight Training Programs.


The Weight Training Exercises

Our list of weight lifting exercises for the chest muscles is divided below by equipment required resulting in the following sections for this muscle group:

Continue reading to view each exercise or click on one of the links above to skip to a specific section.

Check out our list of the top five, Best Exercises for the Chest Muscles!

Barbell Chest Exercises

Exercise
Name
Primary
Muscle(s)
Addl Equip.
Required
Barbell PulloverChest, Lats, Shoulders, TricepsBarbell, Flat Bench
Bench Press ExerciseChest, Deltoids, TricepsBarbell, Flat Bench
Decline Bench PressChest, Deltoids, TricepsBarbell, Decline Bench
Incline Bench PressChest, Deltoids, TricepsBarbell, Incline Bench
Wide Grip Bench PressChest, Deltoids, TricepsBarbell, Flat Bench
Wide Grip Decline BenchChest, Deltoids, TricepsBarbell, Decline Bench

Check out all our Barbell Exercises divided by muscle group trained!

Body Weight Chest Exercises

Exercise
Name
Primary
Muscle(s)
Addl Equip.
Required
Biased PushupsChest, Core, Deltoids, Triceps, Upper BackBosu Ball
Chest DipChest, Deltoids, TricepsParallel Bars or Dip Station
Exercise Ball PushupsChest, Core, Deltoids, Triceps, Upper BackExercise Ball
PushupsChest, Core, Deltoids, Triceps, Upper BackN/A
Plyo PushupsChest, Core, Deltoids, Triceps, Upper BackMedicine Ball
Tricep PushupsChest, Core, Deltoids, Triceps, Upper BackN/A
Wide Chest PushupsChest, Core, Deltoids, Triceps, Upper BackN/A

Check out all our Body Weight Exercises divided by muscle group trained!

Cable Chest Exercises

Exercise
Name
Primary
Muscle(s)
Addl Equip.
Required
Cable Chest FlysChestCable, Flat Bench
Cable CrossoverChestCable
Incline Cable Chest FlysChestCable, Incline Bench

Check out all our Cable Exercises divided by muscle group trained!

Dumbbell Chest Exercises

Exercise
Name
Primary
Muscle(s)
Addl Equip.
Required
Chest FlyChestDumbbells, Incline Bench
Decline Dumbbell FlysChestDumbbells, Decline Bench
Decline Dumbbell Bench PressChest, Deltoids, TricepsDumbbells, Decline Bench
Dumbbell Bench PressChest, Deltoids, TricepsDumbbells, Flat Bench
Dumbbell Fly (One Arm)ChestDumbbell, Flat Bench
Dumbbell FlysChestDumbbells, Flat Bench
Dumbbell Incline PressChest, Deltoids, TricepsDumbbells, Incline Bench
Dumbbell PulloverChest, Lats, Shoulders, TricepsDumbbell, Flat Bench
Hammer Grip Incline PressChest, Deltoids, TricepsDumbbells, Incline Bench
Incline Dumbbell Flys with a TwistChestDumbbells, Incline Bench
One Arm Bench PressChest, Deltoids, TricepsDumbbells, Flat Bench

Check out all our Dumbbell Exercises divided by muscle group trained!

Weight Machine Exercises for the Chest Muscles

Exercise
Name
Primary
Muscle(s)
Addl Equip.
Required
Butterfly ExerciseChestMachine
Machine Bench PressChest, Deltoids, TricepsMachine
Machine Decline BenchChest, Deltoids, TricepsMachine
Machine Incline BenchChest, Deltoids, TricepsMachine
Smith Machine Bench PressChest, Deltoids, TricepsSmith Machine, Flat Bench
Smith Machine InclineChest, Deltoids, TricepsSmith Machine, Incline Bench


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