Dumbbell Incline Breeding

Dumbbell Incline Breeding


This exercise involves lying on an incline bench and using dumbbells to perform a chest press. The incline angle targets the upper portion of the chest muscles.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Dumbbell Incline Breeding Instructions

  1. Start by lying on an incline bench with your feet firmly planted on the ground and your back flat 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. Slowly raise the dumbbells back to the starting position, keeping your arms extended.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Dumbbell Incline Breeding Form & Visual

Dumbbell Incline Breeding

Dumbbell Incline Breeding Benefits

  • Targets the upper chest muscles for a more defined and sculpted chest
  • Improves overall chest strength and endurance
  • Engages the triceps and shoulders as secondary muscles for a full upper body workout
  • Allows for a greater range of motion compared to traditional bench press exercises
  • Can be easily modified for beginners or advanced lifters by adjusting the weight and angle of the bench

Dumbbell Incline Breeding Muscles Worked

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

Dumbbell Incline Breeding Variations & Alternatives

  • Dumbbell Decline Breeding
  • Dumbbell Flat Breeding
  • Barbell Incline Breeding
  • Barbell Decline Breeding
  • Barbell Flat Breeding
  • Machine Incline Breeding
  • Machine Decline Breeding
  • Machine Flat Breeding