Incline Dumbbell Flyes

Exercise Details for Incline Chest Flyes

  • Primary Muscle
  • Secondary Muscle
    Front Delt
  • Equipment
  • Level

Guide for Incline Chest Flyes

  • Do not use dumbbells that are too heavy as your shoulders are in a weak position. Work with many reps instead
  • Make sure your feet are firmly placed on the floor
  • Pull back your shoulders, pinch your shoulder blades and push the chest forward
  • Bend your arms slightly as if you are hugging a large tree
  • Perform the exercise with straight wrists
  • Do not go further down with the arms than at shoulder height
  • Lower the weight in a calm and controlled manner with tension in the muscle you are exercising
  • The buttocks, shoulder blades and your head should be pressed to the backrest, do not swing the body forward
  • Stop before your arms are straight up from your body as your chest is not loaded in that position
  • Keep your shoulders down
  • Do not lift too heavy of a weight, you should have full control of the movement. If you have to bend your arms on the way up, you are using too much weight
  • Inhale on the way down and exhale on the way up

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