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Dumbbells for BBB Bench and Press?

Has anyone ever replaced dumbbells for barbells while doing BBB overhead press or bench press? Basically take the BBB weight, divide by 2 and use two dumbbells.

What were any benefits? What are the drawbacks? Anyone?

I’ve used dumbbells instead of barbells for press 5 x 10 before. I did it to try and keep my shoulders pain free, which it did.

That’s about all the in depth analysis you’re going to get from me I’m afraid.

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Jim wrote some stuff about dumbbells and single leg in a post on his blog titled “boring but big” you might be interested in

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