Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Incline Dumbbell Bench Press - Exercise Explained Video Series


          Series of videos explaining how to perform bodybuilding exercises. In part 6 we explain the Incline Dumbbell Bench Press.The incline dumbbell bench press is a great exercise for building mass on the upper chest.The only difference between this exercise and the Incline Barbell Bench Press is that in order to stabilize the dumbbells your body needs to recruit more muscle fibers to keep the weight balanced. 

        To setup for the Incline Dumbbell Bench Press set an incline bench to an angle of about 30 degrees and place the dumbbells at the bottom end of the bench. Grasp the dumbbells and sit down on the bench, place the ends of the dumbbells on your knees. Rock back onto the bench using your legs to help push the dumbbells up.

        Your arms should be fully outstretched holding the dumbbells and you should be laying back on the bench, which is set at a 30 degree angle. This is the starting position. Keeping your body fixed, slowly lower the dumbbells down  until they are about level with your upper chest. Then slowly raise the dumbbells back up wiyhout pausing and without locking your elbows out at the top of the exercise. Repeat for desired reps.

        Control the dumbbells throughout the exercise by lowering them slowly and not letting them touch at the top of the movement and not letting them touch your body at the bottom of the movement. Also don't lock your elbows out or rest at the top of the movement. And finally, don't set the angle of the bench too high, doing this will involve the front shoulders too much.

In these videos heavy weights will not be used as the emphasis is on explaination and correct form.

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1 comment:

  1. Interesting video but Only 20% are trying exercise. People are always looking for the shortcuts to weight loss.



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