Dumbbell Incline Bench Press

Dumbbell Incline Bench Press


This exercise involves lying on an incline bench and using dumbbells to perform a chest press. It targets the upper chest muscles and can help improve overall chest strength and definition.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Dumbbell Incline Bench Press Instructions

  1. Start by lying on an incline bench with your feet flat on the ground and your back pressed against the bench.
  2. Hold a dumbbell in each hand with your palms facing forward and your arms extended above your chest.
  3. Slowly lower the dumbbells towards your chest, keeping your elbows close to your body.
  4. Pause for a moment when the dumbbells are just above your chest.
  5. Push the dumbbells back up to the starting position, fully extending your arms.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Dumbbell Incline Bench Press Form & Visual

Dumbbell Incline Bench Press

Dumbbell Incline Bench Press Benefits

  • Targets the upper chest muscles, helping to create a more defined and sculpted chest
  • Engages the triceps and shoulders as secondary muscles, providing a full upper body workout
  • Improves overall upper body strength and power
  • Increases muscle endurance and stamina
  • Can be easily modified by adjusting the weight or angle of the bench to accommodate different fitness levels and goals
  • Helps to improve posture and reduce the risk of shoulder injuries

Dumbbell Incline Bench Press Muscles Worked

  • Chest muscles (pectoralis major and minor)
  • Shoulder muscles (anterior deltoids)
  • Triceps brachii

Dumbbell Incline Bench Press Variations & Alternatives