10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body: Episode 9

Authors: Gina Gutierrez and Mike Clausen

If developing a strong, powerful chest is your main goal this summer, we have the exercises to get you there.

In this ninth video installment of DIAKADI's 'Summer School with DB04 - 10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body', fitness performance coach Mike Clausen speaks with DIAKADI Partner/Trainer Gina Gutierrez about the best exercises to maximize the muscle development of your chest. 


Clausen recommends:

1. Super-setting: Dumbbell Chest Flys,Dumbbell Chest Press, and Pushups
2. Incline Cable Chest Flys on Stability Ball or Bench, then Pushups
3. Decline Chest Dips, then Stability Ball Pushups

EXTRA Credit: Try these Super Advanced 'Superman Pushups'

For additional form notes on your chest exercise program, check out these DIAKADI Video Blogs: 

How is Improper Form Limiting Your Results During Chest Exercises?

Proper Chest Development and Shoulder Posture Exercises


Good luck trying these changes to your current workout program design.


‘Summer School with DB04 – 10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body’ is DIAKADI Fitness Performance Life’s 10 part series detailing exactly what steps to take for fat loss, muscle building and looking your best this summer. The series will address nutrition, cardio exercise, and muscle development programs for full body development.

DIAKADI’s 10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body in 2014

Step 1: Avoid These Foods for a Lean Body Step 2: Eat This, Lose Weight, Build Muscle Step 3: Answering the Cardio for Fat Loss Question Step 4: The 3 Best Summer Ready Ab Exercises Step 5: How to Design Your Summer Body Exercise Program Step 6: The Best Exercises for Arm Development Step 7: The Best Exercises for Legs and Butt Development Step 8: The Best Exercises for Shoulder Development Step 9: The Best Exercises for Chest Development Step 10: The Best Exercises for Back Development