Lots of lifters want big chests. But in their quests for bigger, thicker pectoral muscles, they actually tend to ignore the upper chest. Sure, the traditional flat bench press and dumbbell flyes are plenty effective at bringing up your overall chest mass, because you can handle more weight. But if you're looking for a complete, polished look, then dedicated upper pectoral work has to be a part of your program.
Gunter Schlierkamp, a professional bodybuilder, is a big proponent of balanced pec training. And while he'll admit that flat benching is crucial for overall chest development, he says that the only way to improve your upper chest is to attack it with the same ferocity as your other body parts.
Here are Schlierkamp's top six tips for blowing up the upper part of your pecs.