Shoulders weak with incline bench with DBs.

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  1. Jonari

    Jonari Well-Known Member

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    not sure why but when i do incline BB with DBs i have this burn and tight pull in my front shoulders. any idea why could this be happening? i was thinking that may be im not incorporating proper front shoulder workouts? :dunno:

    i can do flat BB with DBs and decline BB with DBs fine...but when it comes to incline its a failure
     
  2. xSteveO

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    although that makes no sense whatsoever, I think I know what you're saying. Incline is going to put a lot more stress on your shoulders than flat and decline. how much do you db press versus incline press? sounds like just an overall shoulder weakness, possibly an imbalance
     
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    LOL
     
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    but no, really, what steve said. incline bench involves more anterior delt than flat benching.
     
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    db press = 55x12, 60x10, 65x8

    incline press = 50x3, 35x2, FAIL, no attempt
     
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    do you bench with your elbows out or in?
     
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    you are probably just like 90% of gym goers and don't pinch your shoulder blades together and stick your chest up.
     
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    i dont know...just the normal way youre supposed to bench...

    keep your forearm perpendicular to your upper arm...and just push the dumbells up with your hands...
     
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    i actually do that
     
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    I agree.

    Even if you think you do, you probably don't. Even if you do at the top, you probably don't once you start pressing. As a beginner, if your upper back isn't starting to cramp a little when you get up from your set then you are not pinching hard enough.
     
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    concentrate on your chest.. and make your delts stronger.
     
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