Dumbbell Shoulder Press

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Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Sport: Rugby League, Rugby Union, Touch Football, Basketball, Netball, Soccer

Focus: Strength, Power

Muscle Group: Shoulder

Equipment: Dumbbell



Exercise Description

– While holding a dumbbell in each hand, sit on a bench with a back support
– Place the dumbbells upright on top of your thighs
– Now raise the dumbbells to shoulder height one at a time using your thighs to help propel them up into position
– Make sure to rotate your wrists so that the palms of your hands are facing forward
– Now push the dumbbells upward until they touch at the top
– Then, after a brief pause at the top contracted position, slowly lower the weights back down to the starting position
– This is one rep

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