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Incline Bench Press With Dumbbells

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muscles:TricepsMuscle, Pectoralis MajorMuscle
auxiliary muscles:Serratus AnteriorMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle
required:Bench, Dumbbells (2)
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (11)
Starting PositionExecution

General And Specifics

Starting Position

  • the back rest of the bench is set to 30 to 40 degrees
  • pick up two dumbbells
  • sit down onto the bench
  • hold the dumbbells in shoulder-height
  • push your back to the cushion
  • do not bend the wrists

Correct Execution

  • push up the weights above your upper chest
  • do not fully stretch the elbows, otherwise they are strained too much
  • avoid a hollow-back
  • let the weights sink down again slowly
  • repeat the dumbbell exercise several times