Crossfit seminar staff member james hobart demonstrates the dumbbell press.
Dumbbell press. For more info on crossfits trainer courses. The dumbbell press allows you to specifically target chest muscles giving you greater strength and definition. Generally lifters will have an easier time setting up and controlling two relatively lighter weights. Here we talk steps and tips for doing this exercise using a bench or while.
The flat dumbbell chest press is the king of exercises for developing your pec muscles overall. Because you have to balance the dumbbells individually it also contributes to strong core development. Most of these fibers are located in the medial. When performing the exercise on a flat surface 90 degrees it recruits most of the muscle fibers in your pectoralis major.
Trainer david jack demonstrates how to perform the perfect overhead dumbbell press. Try this compound exercise today to build stronger arms and shoulderssub. The dumbbell bench press is like the younger brother of the barbell bench press. Alternating dumbbell bench press if youre using dumbbells rather than a barbell with the aim of evening out any strength imbalances in your body the alternating version of the exercise is one.