Close-grip dumbbell bench press

The close-grip dumbbell bench press is a popular variation of the dumbbell bench press in which the dumbbells are held closer than shoulder width. This places more emphasis on the triceps, and perhaps also the inner chest. The close-grip dumbbell bench press can be performed in lower reps for strength or higher reps for muscle growth.

Benefits

  1. Increased triceps focus over normal grip
  2. Also works the chest and shoulders
  3. Many people find it more shoulder-friendly than the close-grip barbell bench press
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