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Chest Exercise: Incline Dumbbell Bench Press

To target a new region of your pectoralis major muscle, the incline bench press is a great exercise. While the traditional bench press targets your pectoralis major, this move places a little more stress on the upper portion of this muscle.

To perform this move:

  • Sit on an incline bench that has been set to about a 45 to 60 degree angle.
  • Grasp a suitable sized dumbbell in each hand, lean back onto the bench and bring the dumbbells down to your chest, keeping your elbows out and parallel to the floor .
  • As you inhale, bring the dumbbells up straight in front of you, ensuring that your
  • As you exhale, slowly bring the dumbbells back down to the starting position and repeat.

TIP: This move can be done using a weighted barbell instead of the dumbbells.

  The starting position of an incline dumbbell bench press

The starting position of an incline dumbbell bench press

Author: Dimi Ingle.
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