How to Do Pec Deck: Muscles Worked & Proper Form

Pec Deck exercise technique

Muscles Worked in Pec Deck

Muscles worked in the pec deck

Primary muscles worked:

Secondary muscles worked:

How to Do: Pec Deck

  1. Adjust the the back support and handles, so that you can lean your elbows against the pads while your upper arms are horizontal.
  2. Push the pads forward until they meet in front of your body.
  3. With control, let the pads go back to the starting position.


Pec deck is an isolation exercise for the chest and front deltoids, where you have an even and constant load on your chest muscles throughout the whole range of motion.

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