Seated Cable Shoulder Press


How to Do

How to Do Seated Cable Shoulder Press

Each seated cable shoulder press should begin with a good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop this seated cable shoulder press.

For variety, you can try a different grip. Try it with your palms facing inward to your ears instead. You'll still be working your shoulders.


Beginning Cable Shoulder Press

Set a weight that is appropriate for your fitness level. Grasp both cables while standing directly between the uprights. Take a wide stance with your arms at your sides, your torso upright, and your pelvis in a neutral position. Extend both hands while bending your elbows to 90 degrees. On a vertical axis, the elbows, shoulders, and hands are all at the same level. The palms of your hands are facing forward.


Cable Shoulder Press Movement

1. Sit with your back on the pad, and your feet flat on the ground. They should be about shoulder-width apart to provide better stability.

2. Tighten your abdominal muscles to support your torso and spine.

3. Grab the handles and bring your wrists up to shoulder height. Your palms should be facing forward, with your wrists and elbows aligned.

4. Press straight up above the head in a smooth motion, then lower the weight under control until the handles are back at your shoulders. Repeat for the required number of repetitions.

5. At no point during the exercise should you arch your back.


Cable Shoulder Press Benefits

This exercise can be performed in the gym.

This will build up strength in your shoulder muscles, and will also activate your core muscles to keep your torso stable. The back of your arms triceps will also get a workout.

Cables provide an alternative form of resistance to the more traditional dumbbells and barbells and will help keep things fresh.

Exercise Aliases

Free Motion Machine Exercises, Seated Shoulder Press Machine, How to Do Seated Shoulder Press.


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