Exercise How To:
Shoulder Press with Dumbbells

Muscles Worked: Shoulders, trapezius, triceps.

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. Hold the dumbbells in front of your shoulders with your palms facing away from you.

Action: Keep your palms facing away from you and extend the dumbbells above your head.

Return the dumbbells to the starting position.

Muscles Worked

BicepsAbdominalsTrapezius MusclesTriceps

More Dumbbell Exercises

One Arm Curls with Dumbbells
Two Arm Curls with Dumbbells
Curl and Delts with Dumbbells
Front Shoulder Raise with Dumbbells
Lunge Curls with Dumbbells
Lunges with Dumbbells
Reverse Fly with Dumbbells
Shoulder Circles with Dumbbells
Side Shoulder Raise with Dumbbells
Squat Curls with Dumbbells
Squat Shoulder Press with Dumbbells
Squats with Dumbbells
Triceps Kickbacks with a Dumbbell
Upright Row Squat with Dumbbells
Vertical Shoulder Raise with Dumbbells

 
 

Tips for Shoulder Press with Dumbbells:

  1. Exhale as your curl the weight up, inhale as you return the dumbbells to the starting position.

  2. Avoid leaning back during this exercise.