Dumbbell Lateral Step Up and Shoulder Press With Single Arm

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Dumbbell Lateral Step Up and Shoulder Press With Single Arm

The dumbbell lateral step up and shoulder press with a single arm 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 the dumbbell lateral step up and shoulder press with a single arm.

Beginning

Beginning Dumbbell Lateral Step Up and Shoulder Press

Stand in front of 6 boxes with feet shoulder width apart and dumbbells in both hands at chest level (palms facing body).

Movement

Dumbbell Lateral Step Up and Shoulder Press Movement

1. Step onto box with 1 leg, keeping foot pointed straight ahead and knee lined up over mid foot.

2. Push through the heel and stand up straight with both legs on top of the box.

3. Once stabilization has been established, press the dumbbell overhead and to the side until 1 arm is fully extended (as shown).

4. Slowly return the dumbbells back to the chest.

5. Step off the box and return to the ground maintaining alignment of the lower extremity.

6. Repeat on the other leg.

7. When repetitions are completed, swap arms.

Benefits

Dumbbell Lateral Step Up and Shoulder Press Benefits

Strengthen your squats and deadlifts.

It safeguards your lower back.

Builds explosive lower-body strength.

Exercise Aliases

dumbbell shoulder press exercise.

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