This exercise focuses on working the shoulder muscles.
- 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.
- Exhale and push weights overhead straightening the elbows, until arms are straight and in line with shoulders. Elbows should not be completely locked.
- Inhale and lower arms to return to starting position to complete one rep.
- Recommended reps: 10-12.