How to Do a Pec Bounce
Pec bouncing is the ability to repetitively flex your pectoral muscles with enough force to generate marked spasms or contractions. It is often used as a way to ostentatiously display masculinity and muscle strength. However, not everyone is capable of bouncing their pecs. In order to bounce your pecs, you need to strengthen your chest muscles and use effective and practical procedures.
Strengthen your chest. In order to bounce your pecs, you need to have well-developed pectoral muscles. You can do this by performing exercises that target your chest. Ideal exercises are pushups, bench presses and dumbbell flyes. Strive to do these exercises about two or three times a week. Increase the resistance or add more weight in subsequent exercise sessions to strengthen your pecs over time. As your pecs get stronger, they will be to generate more robust contractions. When your pecs are able to contract with enough force, it will appear as if they are bouncing.
Warm up. Before bouncing your pecs, consider doing some warm-up chest exercises. When you are exercising, your body increases blood flow in the muscles that are working. This is why your muscles appear bigger or “pumped” after a certain workout. Therefore, performing relatively brief chest exercises will make your chest appear larger. Doing this allows you to do more profound pec bounces. However, you should avoid working your chest to the point of extreme exhaustion.
Stand up next to a mirror after the warm-up. This allows you to get a clearer view of your chest. Begin by flexing your pecs individually. For example, you can start by flexing your left pectoral muscle and then shift to the right pectoral muscle. Initially, allow yourself to adapt to the motion by flexing each pec slowly. Over time, flex or contract each of your pecs intensely and quickly. Rapid and intense contractions create noticeably more explosive pec bounces.
Continue to practice. You will not be able to bounce your pecs overnight. Like many other abilities, it takes time to be able to bounce your pecs. To avoid losing muscle mass, continue to perform resistance exercises on a regular basis. You can complement your training with a healthy diet that includes lean proteins and healthy carbohydrates. Over time, a good diet and regular resistance training will lead to muscle growth — which will facilitate pec bouncing.
Juderson Jean-Baptiste has been a professional writer since 2009. His main objective is to provide intuitive and insightful health and tech guides. He has contributed to various publications online, and he is currently the senior editor of LibreHealth.com.