Standing Dumbbell Shoulder Press

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Standing Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Each exercise 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 exercise.

Beginning 

Beginning Standing Dumbbell Press

This exercise targets the deltoids and the triceps.

Stand with feet hip width apart.

Feet should be parallel and the knees should be inline over second toe.

Maintain neutral hips and a neutral spine during this exercise.

The ears should be aligned over the shoulders.

Lift both arms over the shoulders in a controlled movement.

Movement

Standing Dumbbell Press Movement

1. With your arms at your sides and a dumbbell in each hand, stand with your feet facing forward and shoulder-width apart. Make sure that your weight is centered, and your body is aligned.

2. Tighten up your abdominals to support the back and spine, then bring the DBs up to shoulder height, with your palms facing forward.

3. Pull your shoulder blades back and down, and then press the DBs up and over your head, extending your elbows fully.

4. Lower the DBs back to shoulder height. Repeat for the required number of repetitions.

5. During the exercise, be sure not to let your back arch.

Benefits

Standing Dumbbell Press Benefits

Perform this exercise at home or in the gym.

This is a classic exercise for building strength in the shoulder muscles. The back of the arms triceps is also activated.

In addition to training the shoulders, your core muscles will also

Exercise Aliases

Standing Dumbbell Shoulder Press, How to Do a Standing Shoulder Press, Exercises With Dumbbells for Shoulders.

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