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This Month's Article
"Toning Your Breasts: In the Gym"

Is it actually possible to enhance the appearance of your breasts without gaining weight or having surgery or taking breast enhancement pills? Can they become larger as well? The answer is yes and no. Yes, you can make them appear perkier, firmer, and shapelier by exercising the pectoral muscle that is located under the breast. No, you cant do anything about the size of your breasts without the aid of surgery or breast enhancement pills. Sorry, but that is predetermined at birth from the genetics of your parents.

So, now that we know that we can enhance the appearance and perkiness of the breasts by strengthening the pectoral muscle, what exercises should you do? Here are a few recommendations. Remember that we are aiming to tone the pectoral muscle, which means lighter weight and more reps. 1-3 sets of 12-15 reps for each exercise, 2-3 times a week.

Machine Chest Press
* Adjust seat to appropriate height so that the handles are at chest level.
* Select appropriate weight. Grasp the handles and push to full arms extension.
* Slowly lower back to starting position.
* Refer to instructions on machine as machines vary.

Machine Peck Deck
* Adjust seat so that when elbows are on the arm pad they are at chest level.
* Select appropriate weight.
* With arms on the pads out to the side and elbows bent at 90 degrees, bring elbows in front of chest by pushing on the pads.
* Your elbows should meet directly in front of your middle chest.
* Slowly bring your elbows back to the starting position.
* Refer to instructions on machine as machines vary.

Dumbbell Incline Press
* Adjust an incline bench to a 45-degree angle. Grasp a dumbbell in each hand and sit on the bench, back supported by the backrest.
* Start with elbows bent at a 90-degree angle, arms out to the side.
* With palms facing forward, straighten arms and dumbbells up over your chest.
* Lower back to the starting position, weights even with your chest.

The Results
We have found that women, who have performed these kinds of exercises while taking a natural breast enhancement pill, have seen the best results. While the pills are increasing the amount of cells in the mammary glands, the exercises are helping to tone and shape up the breasts.