How to do dumbbell bench press correctly?

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Dumbbell bench press is a comprehensive workout that enhances the strength of your upper body muscles, focusing mainly on your triceps, anterior deltoids, and pectoralis major.

but how to do dumbbell bench press correctly?

  1. Begin by grasping two dumbbells, then position yourself on a bench before reclining slowly and stretching out your arms so that the dumbbells are directly above you, with your palms facing downwards.
  2. Retract your shoulder blades by pulling them towards the bench and exerting pressure through your feet. This action will form a slight arch in your lower back, providing additional support for the shoulder joint.
  3. While lowering the dumbbells, ensure that your elbows remain close to your body to prevent them from splaying outwards.
  4. Lower the dumbbells until they are aligned with your mid-chest, ensuring that they are on either side of your chest.
  5. To return to the initial position, push through your arms, chest, and feet, lifting the dumbbells in an arcing motion until your arms are fully're some videos from some professional trainers for you to show you how to do dumbbell bench press correctly.

To enhance your understanding of the dumbbell bench press and execute it accurately, we have provided instructional videos that offer a clear, step-by-step demonstration of the correct technique. These videos are designed to make learning the dumbbell bench press easier for you.

First video:

How To: Dumbbell Chest Press by ScottHermanFitness

Dumbbell Bench Press - Chest Exercise

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The Perfect Overhead Dumbbell Press

Jay Cutler's Training Tips: Maximum Contraction Dumbbell Bench Press


Dumbbell Bench Press - Perfect Form Video Tutorial

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