Originally Posted by z00
I think balance is good. I don't do BB incline, always DB incline. I do flat BB presses now as it's a good change from DB one. Important part is doing it correctly.
I know most of personal trainers at the two gyms I go to recommend DB presses over BB. They only recommend BB presses for guys that are into Olympic power lifting.
Balance is definitely good. I mix up incline dumbbell/barbell movements often, but I ALWAYS flat bench. The barbell is the way to put mass on and widen your frame. I'd wager that the trainers - assuming that they know what they are doing and aren't just regurgitating information derived from media sources - recommend dumbbell over barbell because they are more idiot-proof. Rarely does anybody f@ck themselves up doing dumbbell work; the same can't be said for barbell work (..and that goes for any type of barbell work; it requires more from the lifter).
Last edited by M3Inline6; 02-19-2013 at 05:54 PM.
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