Chest flies are one of the most effective exercises for the chest. They can be done at home or in the gym, with weights, bands, or even your body weight. Chest flies are great for beginners and advanced trainers because they target all three heads of your pectoralis major muscle.
How to do machine flys correctly?
Try to maintain. Correct form at all times. Again this is the chest fly machine working your chest.
What's a good weight for chest flys?
If you're a beginner, start with a light dumbbell weight of 3 to 5 pounds. If you're more advanced at upper body exercises, consider using 8 to 10 pound weights instead. You can also increase the weight as you become more advanced.
What muscle does flys work?
Pectorals The pectorals are the main muscles worked in dumbbell flyes, with the deltoids also challenged. The triceps and biceps are activated to stabilise the movement.
Should you go heavy on flies?
YOU CAN'T GO HEAVY And that's the point. Since a Dumbbell Fly feels heavier at the peak of the extension, you can't use a lot of weight safely. It doesn't matter if there's a slight bend in your elbow, there's still a ton of stress on the chest muscles and connective tissue, but not where you think it is.
How to do dumbbell flyes correctly?
And when they go to do the fly there's movement. Here there's hinging at the elbow.