A thick, muscular chest strikes admiration in the hearts of men and garners prolonged, feminine stares at the pool. The bottom line is that a well-developed chest is the cornerstone to a powerful and rugged physique.

Why is it then, with Mondays literally being international chest day at commercial gyms and so many guys so focused on training their pecs, that a big, strong, well-defined chest, outside of hardcore powerlifting and bodybuilding gyms, is like trying to find a needle in a haystack?

Assuming volume and intensity are sufficient and nutrition is on point—it’s the exercise selection.

Let’s take a look at six easy moves that target one of the most noticeable muscle group, the chest!