Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Step 1

Set an incline bench to an 80-85 degree angle. Holding a dumbbell in each hand, sit on the bench and plant both feet on the floor hip-width apart. Raise the dumbbells to chest height, holding them in an overhand grip (palms facing away from your body). This is your starting position.

Step 2

Inhale. Exhale. Using the muscles in both your shoulders and arms, extend your elbows and press the dumbbells up above your head, ensuring that your arms are in line with your ears.

Step 3

Inhale. Once your arms are fully extended, bend your elbows to lower the dumbbells into your chest. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.

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