For the longest time I've had a fairly noticeably larger right pec than left pec. I could never figure it out until yesterday when I was doing something out of the ordinary at a friend's suggestion. I was doing dumbbell presses where you press the left side, hold it up at the extended position, press the right side, then lower the left side while holding the right side at the extended position - I forget what these are called.
In any event, I realized that my left elbow pulls into my side/waist at about half way down while the right side goes straight down with my elbow pointing out and away from my body. I have two bad shoulders (need compression surgery in both) but the left side is much worse. So I'm not getting nearly the same range of movement with my left side.
It appears as if going forward, I'm going to have to do my dumbbell presses with my elbows pulled in close to my body (if I want to grow evenly) keeping my palms facing one another throughout (as opposed to doing presses more like I'm using a straight bar). Since I'm pretty sure this is going to take away from the movement building the outer parts of my chest (for the v-shape), will machine flies (I have two different types of these machines that I can switch on and off with) be adequate for building some muscle if I eventually get heavy enough with them?
Thanks in advance...