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    I've heard of breathing excerises that can actually expand your rib cage, giving you a broader look. Does any one know of this, or any movements that could expand your rib cage.
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    pullovers def. "expand" your ribcage. i've def. noticed thickening around my whole chest/back (hence the ribcage) by doing them consistently for a few years now.

    when doing them.........
    -keep your ass down as far as possible and don't raise it at all
    -lower the weight as low as possible. when doing so, take in the deepest possible breathe you can (which i believe expands the ribcage).

    try doing that exercise adn you'll notice great results in rib expansion as well as bringing out your serratus's.
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    shit i'ma try them

    i need some thickness round that area

    you do them on chest day or back day or what? what reps/sets you recommend?

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    Chest day Im guessing although a pullover works the back along with the chest.
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    Supposedly this is not possible, especially at an age when your cartilage is fused.

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    Mudge, Have you ever tried doing this or seen results in doing pullovers * broader rib section or w/e.
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    I do dumbell pullovers, but if my lats are getting bigger of course my chest is effectively going to be larger on the tape measure - but not my lungs.

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    i dont think its possible to actually expand the ribcage becus its bone

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    imo

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    It certainly does work. The old school lifters did what they called breathing squats and then would then do pullovers with barbell over bench. Look up John Grimek. He was Mr. America in the forties, big dude and all natural. he stretched those ribs a lot. Got a nice big chest that way. Just a hint to some.....learn your bodybuilding history if you love the sport.

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