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    Not to do flat bench and decline bench in same day?

    I read an article on http://www.bodybuilding.com/ that said not to do flat bench and decline bench in same day because they are essentially the same muscle or something?

    Here is the quote- Do not do both flat and decline presses in the same workout. From an anatomical standpoint, there are actually distinct upper and lower chest muscle fibers; there is no such thing, however, as a lower chest. Even if there were, I have yet to see anyone with a good "middle" chest and a poor "lower" chest.

    It is written by Ron Harris, here's the link- http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/ronharris10.htm I think it's a good article. It has answered many of my questions.
    Last edited by fixationdarknes; 10-07-2004 at 06:16 PM.
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