Gym Equipment Needed
Position an adjustable bench in an upright position.
Select a pair of dumbbells that matches your fitness level and place them within easy reach.
Take a seat on the adjustable bench, maintaining proper posture with your back supported and feet firmly planted.
Select the appropriate dumbbells and position them at shoulder level, ready for the exercise.
Ensure your wrists are aligned with your shoulders and maintain a neutral spine throughout the movement.
Take a deep breath and brace your core.
Push the dumbbells upward, extending your arms fully while keeping your wrists aligned with your shoulders.
Squeeze your shoulder muscles at the top of the movement and pause briefly.
Gradually lower the dumbbells back to the starting position in a controlled manner, maintaining proper form and alignment.
Repeat the exercise for the recommended number of repetitions.
Muscles Involved: The Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press effectively engages several key muscle groups, including:
To optimize your Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press and achieve the best results, we provide personalized tips and guidance:
Avoid these common mistakes to prevent potential injury and ensure proper execution of the Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press:
Be mindful of keeping your heels on the floor throughout the exercise to maintain stability and balance.
Avoid rounding your back during the movement. Instead, maintain a neutral spine to protect your lower back and optimize muscle engagement.
Prevent the dumbbells from rolling forward toward your face by maintaining control and stability throughout the exercise.
To achieve your desired goals, consider the following rep and set ranges for the Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press:
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