Pec Deck

Exercise Machine / Beginner

1 ratings

Equipment Needed

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

  • All
  • Male
  • Female
  • 98.36 lb
    average weight
  • 198.42 lb
    best weight
  • 37
    times logged
  • #180
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Pec Deck Weight

  • 106.42 lb
    average weight
  • 198.42 lb
    best weight
  • 33
    times logged
  • #138
    popularity rank

Average Male Pec Deck Weight

  • 0.00 lb
    average weight
  • 0.00 lb
    best weight
  • 0
    times logged
  • #435
    popularity rank

Average Female Pec Deck Weight

How to do the Pec Deck:

Muscles Worked

Chest primary Muscles diagram

Details

The pec deck is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the chest and to a lesser degree also targets the ...more

The pec deck is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the chest and to a lesser degree also targets the .

The only pec deck equipment that you really need is the following: pec deck. There are however many different pec deck variations that you can try out that may require different types of pec deck equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper pec deck form is easy with the step by step pec deck instructions, pec deck tips, and the instructional pec deck technique video on this page. The pec deck is a pull exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the pec deck video, learn how to do the pec deck, and then be sure and browse through the pec deck workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Be sure to bring the pads together in the middle completely.
  2. Your upper arms should be parallel to the floor.
  3. Let the pads return to starting position ever rep so that you get the full benefit of the exercise.

Variations

  1. Perform exercise with pulleys or an exercise band.
  2. Lie with back on a bench and perform dumbbell flys.
  3. Perform butterflies. This is done on a machine similar to a pec deck, except your arms are spread out straight to the side and you grasp the machine with only your hands, not your forearms (looks like you are doing a dumbbell fly but seated upright).

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

1 Review

  • AaronV
    over 3 years ago
    #

    An ok exercise as a supplement to others

Equipment Needed

Tips

  1. Be sure to bring the pads together in the middle completely.
  2. Your upper arms should be parallel to the floor.
  3. Let the pads return to starting position ever rep so that you get the full benefit of the exercise.

Variations

  1. Perform exercise with pulleys or an exercise band.
  2. Lie with back on a bench and perform dumbbell flys.
  3. Perform butterflies. This is done on a machine similar to a pec deck, except your arms are spread out straight to the side and you grasp the machine with only your hands, not your forearms (looks like you are doing a dumbbell fly but seated upright).

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation