Incline Dumbbell Flye

The incline dumbbell flye is a strength exercise that isolates the chest. The incline position increases the emphasis on the upper chest while working the shoulders as well.


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    Grab a pair of dumbbells, and sit on an incline bench positioned at a 45° angle. Hold the dumbbells directly above your chest with your elbows slightly bent and your palms facing each other.
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    Lower the dumbbells in an arc toward the sides of your body, keeping your elbows slightly bent. Once your upper arms are parallel to the floor, reverse the movement back to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Complete the exercise with proper form before using heavy weights.
  • Squeeze the chest muscles together at the top of the movement.