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Little gap in right pectoral seen after doing push ups. Does this require medical attention ?

hello...recently i started to do pushups...and my pecs growed a little...and i see like a little gap in my right pectoral near the gap between the pecs...When i put my hand there it feels like i dont have muscles there...My question is a medical condition or maybe because i'm left handed and when i do pushups i tend to push harder with my left hand?...or maybe some of you can help me with an advice...
Asked On : Mon, 29 Apr 2013
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Jul 2013
Hi, thanks for writing. By your description and by my understanding, i assume that the "gap" is in the midline (over the sternum). Okay, let me educate you a little bit. Pectoralis muscle is attached on either side to bone by means of tendinous attachment (bridging structure between muscle & bone). Normally exercise produces hypertrophy (bulging) of the muscle belly but not the tendon which will give the visual impression and feel like a gap between the two muscle bellies. Hope this is informative. Regards
Answered: Mon, 29 Apr 2013
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