Quote: "Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states." - Carol Welch
The Flat Dumbbell Bench Press is a great alternative to the flat barbell bench press. If you have narrow shoulders, long arms and have problems performing the flat barbell bench press, then performing the flat dumbbell bench press can overcome those issues.
What makes this exercise effective is that you get a greater range of motion, involve more of the stabilising muscles in the back and shoulders and have activation of the muscle fibres of the chest.
Another great aspect of the flat dumbbell bench press is safety, you do not need a spotter, and you can simply drop the dumbbells if you run any trouble.
Benefits of the Flat Dumbbell Bench Press
There are many benefits to doing the flat barbell bench press. These are health related benefits and performance related benefits.
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How to Perform the Flat Dumbbell Bench Press
Flat Dumbbell Bench Press Dos
Flat Dumbbell Bench Press Don’ts