Chest Exercises

Incline Dumbbell Press

This is a primary exercise to build the pectorals (chest muscles).

Incline Dumbbell Press - Step 1 Incline Dumbbell Press - Step 2


  1. Set and incline bench at a 45 degree angle.
  2. Start with the dumbbells at shoulder height, your arms wide and elbows pointing down to the floor.
  3. Raise your arms up over your chest bringing the dumbbells closer together as they meet over your chest.
  4. Slowly return the dumbbells to starting position.


  • Place the dumbbells on your upper thigh and kick them up to starting position one a time.

Incline Dumbbell Press - Muscles Worked

Primary Muscle: Chest
Secondary Muscle: Shoulders, Triceps
Equipment Type: Dumbbell

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