Shoulder Press

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Static image courtesy of Leonard Krasniqi

SHOULDER PRESS - Machine

TARGET MUSCLES:

  • Deltoids (shoulder)

START POSITION:

  • Keep abdominals (stomach) contracted.
  • Keep back flat against the seat without arching.
  • Adjust the seat so that your knees are at a 90 degree angle.
  • Keep thumbs wrapped around the handles.

PROCEDURE:

  • Raise the bar fully overhead to a slightly bent elbow position,
  • Pause slightly
  • Lower the bar to shoulder level.
  • Repeat 12-15 times.