Dumbbell Decline Bench Press

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Dumbbell Decline Bench Press

Instructions

Preparation

Sit down on decline bench with feet under leg brace and dumbbells resting on thigh. Lie back with dumbbells. Position dumbbells to sides of chest with bent arm under each dumbbell.

Execution

Press dumbbells up with elbows to sides until arms are extended. Lower weight to sides of chest until slight stretch is felt in chest or shoulder. Repeat.

Comments

Stirrup should follow slight arch pattern, above upper arm between elbow and chest at bottom, traveling inward over each shoulder at top. No need to drop weights - see suggested mount and dismount technique. Also see mount & dismount from special machine rack.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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