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Answered 2008-05-03 20:57:20

Bodyweight? I can think of only the press up. There will be many variations, but the only chest exercise using your own bodyweight is the press/push up. A press up uses exactly the same muscles you would use benching, and so is the perfect exercise to use if you can't bench for a while or want to work your chest at home etc.

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