Dumbbell Push Press

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Dumbbell Push Press

Each exercise should begin with 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 exercise.

Beginning

Beginning Dumbbell Push Press

Begin with feet shoulder width apart, feet pointing straight ahead.

Start with dumbbells at shoulder level, palms facing forward.

Tighten the belly by drawing the belly button in towards the spine and contract the pelvic floor by tightening those muscles commonly used to stop the flow of urine.

Movement

Dumbbell Push Press Movement

1. Perform a squat movement as deep as you can with no compensations, avoid letting the weight drop in front to your base of support.

2. Squat up to starting position and perform a shoulder press.

3. Lower the weight slowly.

Benefits

Dumbbell Push Press Benefits

Inertia progression: Dumbbell, to cables, to tubing.

Stable to Unstable: Ground to Airex pad, to foam roller.

 

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