Dumbbell Bench Press, Chest Press

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Dumbbell Bench Press, Chest Press

The dumbbell bench press chest press should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the dumbbell bench press chest press.

Beginning

Beginning Dumbbell Bench Press

1. Sit on bench with two dumbbells.

2. Position your feet pointing forward, and slowly lie on bench with neutral posture. 

3. Position dumbbells perpendicular to ceiling or straight up.

Movement

Dumbbell Bench Press Movement

1. Brace the spine by drawing your belly button towards the spine and squeezing the buttocks.  Pelvis should remain stable throughout the entire exercise.

2. Slowly lower the weight, maintaining the wrist position over the elbows.

3. Only move as far as you can maintain balance and core (back, belly, hips, and buttocks) stability.

4. Perform repetitions SLOWLY to enhance stabilization strength.

5. It is important NOT to let your back arch at any time during the movement.

6. Keep feet pointing forward.

Benefits

Dumbbell Bench Press Benefits

Your range of motion can be increased.

A spotter isn't always necessary.

Your core will be blasted with the One-Arm Dumbbell Bench.

You'll be able to isolate and pinpoint weak places in your lift.

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