How to Do Dumbbell Step Up and Shoulder Press
The dumbbell step up and 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 the dumbbell step up and shoulder press.
Beginning Dumbbell Step Up and Shoulder Press
Stand in front of a 6-18 box with feet shoulder width apart and dumbbells in both hands at chest level (palms facing body).
Dumbbell 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. Return to starting position and repeat for desired number of reps.
Dumbbell Step Up and Shoulder Press Benefits
Step up with shoulder press is a free weights workout that primarily targets the shoulders, but also works the abs, glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps, and traps to a lesser extent. Dumbbells and a flat bench are the only shoulder press equipment upgrades that are truly necessary.
dumbbell shoulder press exercise.