One important thing that needs to be kept in mind is that if you are looking to get upper body muscles build; do not neglect the training of your lower body muscles. It may sound strange but the fact of the matter is that your lower body contains biggest muscles like muscles in your legs and butt. The secret lies in the fact that you need to build largest muscles in the body first and that is why legs press would be added in these 5 ways of building muscles for upper body.
So the rule number 1 is that do not neglect the lower body training. This produces anabolic effect that is required to build the muscle. It makes it much easier to add muscle to other parts in your body. You can just consider the example of throwing a stone in water. The larger the stone, the more ripples it creates. In the same way, the larger the muscle you train, the more easier it becomes for the smaller muscles to grow because they come along the ride.
Now let’s come to the upper body muscles.
Here you need to focus more on compound exercises because you want to build major groups of muscles in your body through fewer movements as much as possible to have more time for recovery and other activities in your life.
You can have a look at these exercises:
Overhead press, bench press, shrug, dip, chin
These are the exercises that you really need to build your upper body muscles. Overhead press, bench press and dip are pushing movements and the rest are pulling movements. We will recommend that you pick up a pushing exercise followed by a pulling exercise. This is more effective rather than having a pushing exercise followed by a pushing exercise of a pulling exercise followed by a pulling one.
Following what is stated in this article, you can have better upper body muscles and don’t forget about having exercise for the lower body part as well.
Good luck for your training!