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Decline Dumbbell Bench Press

Free Weights / Intermediate
  • Chest
  • Shoulders
  • Triceps
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How to do the Decline Dumbbell Bench Press - Learn Proper Decline Dumbbell Bench Press Form

  1. Step 1: Grab a pair of dumbbells and lie down with back on decline bench. Hold dumbbells out in front of chest with arms straight.
  2. Step 2: Begin exercise by lowering dumbbells down to the side of your lower chest, pause for a moment, then push weight back up to starting position.
  3. Step 3: Repeat reps as necessary

Decline Dumbbell Bench Press Variations and Decline Dumbbell Bench Press Alternatives

  1. Variation 1: Alternate arms one at a time rather than pushing both arms up at the same time.
  2. Variation 2: Use a barbell instead of dumbbells
  3. Variation 3: Perform decline dumbbell flyes (you will most likely have to lower your dumbbell weight for these).

Decline Dumbbell Bench Press Tips

  1. Tip 1: Be sure dumbbells are lowered down to your lower chest. Palms should be turned slightly inward.
  2. Tip 2: As always be sure to exhale when pushing dumbbells up and inhaling when letting them down.

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Decline Dumbbell Bench Press Muscles Worked

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Decline Dumbbell Bench Press Equipment

Decline Dumbbell Bench Press Training Details

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

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

Decline Dumbbell Bench Press Sports

Decline Dumbbell Bench Press Force Type: Push
Decline Dumbbell Bench Press Mechanics Type: Compound
Decline Dumbbell Bench Press Other Names: Dumbbell Decline Bench Press

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