BENCH PRESS (Db)
While lying on a bench with your legs slightly parted and
your feet firmly on the floor, hold two dumbbells with arms extended, palms
facing away from your face.
The dumbbells should nearly touching each other above your
Your back should be straight and firm against the bench and
your elbows should be unlocked.
Slowly lower the dumbbells straight down to the sides of
your chest with palms still facing away from your face.
Your elbows should be pointing to the ground.
Raise (push) the weights to the starting position while
flexing your chest.
Donít arch your back or bang the weights together.
Donít just let the weights drop to the sides of your
chest. Resist the weights downward force by lowering the dumbbells slowly.