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Dumbbell Shoulder Press

What it does?

A simple and effective exercise to develop your shoulders, arms and upper back. Can be done either standing or sitting on a bench or swiss ball

What you need?


How do you do it?

- Hold a dumbbell in each hand level with your shoulders with your palms facing away from you
- Press them up towards the ceiling, extending your arms
- Move them towards each other at the top above your head so that they almost touch
- Hold briefly at the top and then bring them back down
- Do 3 sets of 8-12 repetitions

Key Points

- Prevent injury to your back by using light dumbbells to start with
- Never arch your back as you press the dumbbells up
- Always be cautious when lifting weights overhead



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