What muscles do chest fly’s work?
The chest fly or pectoral fly (abbreviated to pec fly) primarily works the pectoralis major muscles to move the arms horizontally forward. If medially (internally) rotated, it is assisted in this by the anterior (front) head of the deltoideus in transverse flexion.
Does chest fly reduce breast size?
Benefits of the Bench Press
While the bench press does not reduce breast size, it is beneficial in toning your chest area, giving you a slimmer and fitter appearance. Since doing the bench press works your upper body and improves your fitness level, your posture will improve.
Are chest flyes safe?
The truth: This apparatus, also called the chest fly machine, can overstretch the front of your shoulder and cause the muscles around the rear of your shoulder to stiffen. The result: Doing this movement frequently can lead to shoulder impingement syndrome.
Are cable flys good for chest?
Cable chest flys are also a great way to work your pectoral muscles while sparing your joints. “One of the main functions of the chest muscles is to adduct your arm across your body,” says Openfit’s fitness specialist Cody Braun. “That’s exactly what the cable chest fly does.