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STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Incline Bench Press

The incline dumbbell press on the ball should begin with a 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 incline dumbbell press on the ball.

Beginning

Beginning Incline Bench Press

1. With your palms facing forward, raise the dumbbells to chest height.

2. Using your pecs to power the exercise, exhale and push the dumbbells up until your arms are fully extended.

3. Do not allow the dumbbells to come into contact.

4. As you inhale, pause for a second at the top, then slowly bring them back down.

Movement

Incline Bench Press Movement

1. Start by lying at an incline on a stability ball. You will be holding yourself up using your upper back and shoulders on the stability ball while bending your legs forward so that your feet are flat on the floor. Both of your legs and feet should be a couple of inches apart.

2. Start while holding the dumbbells straight up in front of you so that your knuckles face the ceiling and your palms face away.

3. Slowly bring the dumbbells down and bend at the elbows so that they eventually make 90-degree angles.

4. At the bottom of the press, the back of the arms should be in a straight line, parallel to the ground, with your palms both still facing away.

5. Press back up from this position to the starting point, and repeat for several more repetitions.

Benefits

Incline Bench Press Benefits

The incline press is used to concentrate extra work on the upper pecs. The primary benefit of incline presses is that they strengthen the upper region of the pectoral muscles. Because it's similar to a shoulder press, you activate your shoulders more when the bench is positioned at an inclination of 15 to 30 degrees.

Exercise Aliases

The Stability Ball Chest Press, Incline Swiss-Ball Dumbbell Chest Press Exercise, How to Do an Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Without a Bench, Incline Chest Press on Stability Ball Exercise, Incline Chest Press - Stability Ball, Incline Dumbbell Press with Exercise Ball, Incline Dumbbell Press On Swiss Ball.

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