Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Free Weights Shoulder: Rear Shoulder: Side Shoulder: Front Triceps

This exercise focuses on working the shoulder muscles.


  1. To start this exercise stand straight, with feet shoulder width a part. Grasp one dumbbell in each hand. Hold weights with palms facing forward and with elbows at a 90 degree angle. Elbows should be at shoulder level.

  2. Exhale and push weights overhead straightening the elbows, until arms are straight and in line with shoulders. Elbows should not be completely locked.

  3. Inhale and lower arms to return to starting position to complete one rep.

  4. Recommended reps: 10-12.
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