dumbbell flat bench press

Muscle Groups

chest outer pectoral
Dumbbell flat bench press is a variation of the classic barbell bench press. It is a popular weightlifting exercise that targets the chest and triceps muscles. To perform the dumbbell flat bench press, the exerciser lies on a flat bench with a dumbbell in each hand. The dumbbells are then lifted to the starting position with the arms extended, and the elbows slightly bent. The exerciser then lowers the dumbbells down to the sides of the chest until the elbows are at a 90-degree angle or slightly below, and then pushes the dumbbells back up to the starting position. The exercise is repeated for the desired number of repetitions. The dumbbell flat bench press is an effective exercise for building upper body strength and mass. It is a compound exercise that engages multiple muscle groups, including the chest, triceps, and shoulders. Compared to the barbell bench press, the dumbbell flat bench press allows for a greater range of motion which can help to increase muscle hypertrophy. Additionally, because each arm has to work independently, the exercise can help to identify and correct muscle imbalances. The exercise can be performed by anyone looking to improve their upper body strength and mass, regardless of fitness level.