Are Chest Flys superior to Bench Press? Read Below, Tag & Share
The pectoral muscles main function is to draw your arms across your chest, this is the exact movement that is accomplished when we perform a fly exercise. So that should make it a superior exercise to bench pressing right?
Not quite, the bench press has a distinct advantage over the chest fly, as it uses multiple large muscle groups making it a true muscle mass builder.
We rely on the bench press to give our Chest strength and thickness, while flies (often performed with lighter weight) provide width.
Ultimately you should do both, omitting either from your routine would be cheating yourself out of full chest development.
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