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Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Posted by Katie Frissell on Mar 13, 2018 6:50:42 PM
Katie Frissell

Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press


The seated dumbbell shoulder press is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the shoulders and to a lesser degree also targets the chest and triceps.


The only equipment that you really need is the following: dumbbells and incline bench.


Step 1: Grab a pair of dumbbells and sit down on a upright bench (90-degrees). Rest dumbbells on your thighs.

Step 2: Begin exercise by bringing the dumbbells up to your shoulders... This can be done by quickly raising one leg at a time to assist in getting the dumbbells up to your shoulders (Do not try to just raise them up with just your arms).

Step 3: Dumbbells should now be just above your shoulders with palms facing forward and elbows perpendicular to the floor.

Step 4: Now, start exercise by taking a deep breath and then exhaling as you push dumbbells straight up above your head. Pause, then lower weight back down to shoulders and repeat.

Step 5:  Repeat for 3-4 sets of 10-12 repetitions.


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