How To Incline Dumbbell Press
Correctly & Safely
The Incline Dumbbell Press is one of our favorite bench press exercises because it provides a great amount of variation to your repertoire.
BENEFITS OF THE INCLINE DUMBBELL PRESS
The IDBP teaches you how to maintain a stable shoulder position for everyday movements.
It also allows the shoulders to rotate freely without the restriction of a barbell.
WHAT MUSCLES ARE WORKED DURING THE INCLINE DUMBBELL PRESS?
- Upper and Mid Chest (Clavicular Head)
- Anterior Shoulders
WHAT’S THE BEST ANGLE FOR THE INCLINE DUMBBELL PRESS?
A good place to start is roughly at the halfway mark between the two exercises or 30-45 degrees.
PERFORMING THE INCLINE DUMBBELL PRESS WITH GOOD TECHNIQUE
Grab two dumbbells and position yourself in front of a bench set up at a 30 to 45-degree incline.
Next, retract your shoulder blades and maintain this position throughout the entire exercise.
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