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Incline Dumbbell Bench Press

Incline Dumbbell Chest Press

Free Weights / Beginner
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  • Shoulders
  • Triceps
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How to do the Incline Dumbbell Bench Press - Learn Proper Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Form

  1. Step 1: Lie down on an incline bench. Grasp a dumbbell in each hand on top of your thighs. The palms of your hands should be facing each other.
  2. Step 2: Use your thighs to help you push the dumbbells up. Lift them one at a time so that you can hold them shoulder width apart.
  3. Step 3: Rotate your wrists forward so that the palms of your hands are facing away from you. This is the starting position.
  4. Step 4: Push the dumbbells up with your chest, exhaling as you do so.
  5. Step 5: Lock your arms once you get to the top and hold for a second. Slowly start lowering the weight.
  6. Step 6: Repeat the movement for the number of reps in your set.
  7. Step 7: When you have finished your set, put the dumbbells on your thighs and then move the weights to the floor. This is the safest way to bring do so.

Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Variations and Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Alternatives

  1. Variation 1: Try this exercise with the palms of your hands facing each other.
  2. Variation 2: Start with the palms of your hands facing each other and then twist your wrists as you get to the top of the movement so that they are facing away from your body.

Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Tips

  1. Tip 1: Move in such as way that you are in control of the dumbbells at all times.
  2. Tip 2: Lowering the weight should take twice as long as raising them.

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Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Muscles Worked

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Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Equipment

Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Training Details

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

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

Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Sports


Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Force Type: Push
Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Mechanics Type: Compound
Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Other Names: Dumbbell Incline Bench Press, incline dumbbell bench press, Incline Dumbbell Chest Press, incline bench press, incline chest press
1 Review
  • AaronV
    over 2 years ago #

    Beats a barbell any day.

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