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Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Wide shoulder

Coach's Tips

Dumbell workouts are good for developing balanecd shoulders, as you need to control the shoulders moving back and forth and the arms moving left and right in order to cover the wide range of movement.

How to

Starting Position

1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your core engaged. 2. Hold a pair of dumbbells at shoulder level, with your palms facing away from your body and your elbows bent.

Proper Form

1. Press the weights up above your head while exhaling, keeping your wrists straight and your core engaged. 2. Lower the dumbbells back down to shoulder level while inhaling.

Breathing Technique

1. Exhale as you press the weights up above your head. 2. Inhale as you lower the dumbbells back down to shoulder level.


1. Keep your core engaged and your back straight throughout the exercise. 2. Don't lock your elbows at the top of the movement. 3. Don't drop the weights at the end of the movement.

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