decline dumbbell press

Muscle Groups

chest lower pectoral
The decline dumbbell press is a variation of the traditional dumbbell bench press that is performed on a declined bench. The exercise primarily targets the lower chest muscles, but also works the triceps and front shoulders. To perform a decline dumbbell press, lie down on a declined bench with a dumbbell in each hand. Start with the dumbbells in line with your chest and push them upwards towards the ceiling, making sure to keep your elbows slightly tucked in. Lower the dumbbells slowly and with control, keeping your core engaged and your back flat against the bench. This exercise can help increase upper body strength and build muscle mass in the chest, triceps, and shoulders. However, it is important to use proper form and start with lighter weights to avoid injury. The decline position allows for a greater range of motion for the lower chest muscles, but it may also put more strain on the shoulders. It is recommended to include a variety of chest exercises in your workout routine to avoid overuse injuries and ensure balanced muscle development.