Pectoral muscles can be exercised with push-ups, bench presses, cable crossovers and dips, according to With push-ups, have the hands closer together instead of shoulder-width apart. Use dumbbells or ba... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Muscle Toning

The twin pectoral muscles, pectoralis major and pectoralis minor, are primarily used to control movement of the arms, explains Healthline. In addition, they assist deep breathing by stretching the rib cage, thus increasi... More »

A pulled pectoral muscle results in chest pain and discomfort that may prevent full range of motion in the shoulder and arm, often accompanied by heightened sensitivity to touch. The severity of the injury is ranked in t... More »

Efficient Life Skills recommends a few simple exercises for toning flabby arms, including push-ups, tricep dips, tricep extensions, stretched planks and close-grip push-ups on a bench. Two to three sets of eight to 12 re... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Muscle Toning

Dumbbell flys, dumbbell bench presses, push-ups, single arm push-ups and drop push-ups are exercises that can be done at home to build chest muscles. A set of dumbbells or something that can be used as weights is require... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Muscle Toning

The most effective way for a person to increase the amount he is capable of bench pressing is to strengthen the secondary muscles involved in the exercise. According to Men's Fitness, the shoulders, triceps and back musc... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Muscle Toning

According to, barbell curls, weighted bench dips, and cable crunches are resistance exercises that work the biceps, triceps and abdominal muscles, respectively. Resistance training is any exercise that c... More » Health Fitness & Exercise