SHOULDER PRESS (Db)
Primary Ė Side and Rear Shoulders
Secondary Ė Trapeziums
Sit on an upright bench
(90-degree chair) with feet firmly on the floor.
Hold a dumbbell in each hand
next to your shoulders, keeping elbows out and palms facing
away from you. Your forearms should be perpendicular to the
Your back should be upright
resting against the back of the bench with shoulders back and
Press the dumbbells straight up
to arms length overhead.
Lower the weights to the
starting position in a slow, controlled manner.
Donít do this exercise without a
chair/upright bench, or some kind of back support.
Donít bounce the dumbbells off
your shoulders in an effort to create momentum and complete the
Donít just let the weight drop.
Slowly lower the weight in a controlled manner.