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    Gym without butterfly machine


    I just joined a large, brand new gym (24 hour fitness). I was surprised and bummed to find out there is no old-fashioned butterfly among the hundreds of fancy machines! WTF? Sure, I do other things for chest but nothing seems to isolate and burn the pecs like flys. Any suggestions for alternatives?

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    Do actual flys, or cable flys?
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    Quote Originally Posted by imprezivr6 View Post
    Do actual flys, or cable flys?
    lol x2

    You don't know "burn" until you learn how to do them with free weights.
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    You want a burn?... push some gasoline on your chest and light it. Woooooaahhh man talk about a burn. LOL.... dude I have never seen a champion with a chest worth looking at doing the butterfly machine. Stick to the basics cause you can't carve a peeble.
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    These machines are the downfall of the young trainer. My best gains were during hs football, and when i ditched all that **** and started powerlifting. You want a big chest, scrap all the machines, stick with pressing dips and dumbell flys.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Genetic79 View Post
    You want a burn?... push some gasoline on your chest and light it. Woooooaahhh man talk about a burn. LOL.... dude I have never seen a champion with a chest worth looking at doing the butterfly machine. Stick to the basics cause you can't carve a peeble.
    Pretty much..
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    Quote Originally Posted by jcp2 View Post
    You want a big chest, scrap all the machines, stick with pressing dips and dumbell flys.
    Word. Will do.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by LeanGuy View Post
    Word. Will do.....
    Remember you can get a burn curling a 1 lb rock if you do it long enough. Stick to the basics, and that fly machine actually can creat havoc on your shoulders.
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