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How to Do a Basic Chest Workout for Bodybuilding

Learn a basic chest workout from expert Skip La Cour with this Howcast bodybuilding video.


My name is Skip La Cour; I am a 6-time national champion, drug-free bodybuilder. You can learn how to improve your bodybuilding and training efforts by visiting my websites,, And today I'm going to talk to you about bodybuilding. Today I want to talk about a basic chest workout. There are five different variables that you want to consider when you are constructing a chest workout. Whether you are going to use a barbell during the exercise, or a set of dumbbells during the exercise, and the angle of the bench: Whether it's going to be flat, at an incline, or at a decline. You want to shoot for four exercises during a basic chest routine, and with those four exercises you should use about six to eight sets. Here's an example of a chest workout: Barbell flat bench press, 2 sets. Dumbbell bench presses on an inclined bench, 2 sets. Declined bench press with a barbell, 1 set. And flys, one set. Now there are many different chest routines, you can go to my website: for more, or look for my featured articles on So, that's a basic chest workout routine.

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