Target Muscles: Pectoralis major (mid chest), Anterior deltoids, Pectoralis minorStarting Position:1. Sit on the seat of the pec dec machine, ensuring your lower back is pressed against the back support and adjusting the seat height so that your elbows and shoulders are level with the bottom of the pads.2. Place your forearms against the pads. Check that your shoulders and elbows make a horizontal line.The Movement:1. Move the pads towards each other until they just touch in front of your chest.2. Hold for a count of two; then slowly return the pads to the starting position.Tips:• Contract your pectorals hard at the mid point.• Do not curl your shoulders forwards as you bring the pads together.• Move the pads in a smooth arc - do not jerk the pads together as this reduces the work on the pectorals.