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Alternating Incline Dumbbell Bench Press

Free Weights / Intermediate
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How to do the Alternating Incline Dumbbell Bench Press - Learn Proper Alternating Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Form

  1. Step 1: Begin by lying down on incline bench.
  2. Step 2: Raise dumbbells above chest with arms straight. Bring one arm down to chest and as you press that dumbbell back up to starting position, bring down other dumbbell.
  3. Step 3: Basically, as one dumbbell is going down the other is going up.

Alternating Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Variations and Alternating Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Alternatives

  1. Variation 1: Push both dumbbells up at same time.
  2. Variation 2: Raise feet up and plant on end of bench while performing exercise.
  3. Variation 3: Raise bench to higher angle/degree. But be sure not too raise it too high as it will begin to workout shoulders rather than upper chest area.

Alternating Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Tips

  1. Tip 1: Be sure to take quick deep breaths when performing this exercise. Inhaling when weight is coming down and exhaling when pushing weight up.
  2. Tip 2: Make sure feet are planted firmly on ground in order to push weight up more easily.
  3. Tip 3: do not use too much weight or push stomach up off bench as injury may result. Use partner if possible for this exercise

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Alternating Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Muscles Worked

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Alternating Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Equipment

Alternating Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Training Details

The alternating incline dumbbell bench press is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the chest and to a lesser degree also targets the shoulders and triceps.

The only alternating incline dumbbell bench press equipment that you really need is the following: dumbbells and flat bench. There are however many different alternating incline dumbbell bench press variations that you can try out that may require different types of alternating incline dumbbell bench press equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper alternating incline dumbbell bench press form is easy with the step by step alternating incline dumbbell bench press instructions, alternating incline dumbbell bench press tips, and the instructional alternating incline dumbbell bench press technique video on this page. The alternating incline dumbbell bench press is a push exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the alternating incline dumbbell bench press video, learn how to do the alternating incline dumbbell bench press , and then be sure and browse through the alternating incline dumbbell bench press workouts on our workout plans page!

Alternating Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Sports


Alternating Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Force Type: Push
Alternating Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Mechanics Type: Compound
1 Review
  • jburkart
    about 2 years ago #

    the variations don't explain the difference between the normal and the variation. For example, what benefit does planting your feet on the bench provide? I like the service that this website provides, but it leaves far too many loose ends for the user to try and figure out. There's also too much surfing around trying to find alternative exercises.

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