Shoulder press

The shoulder press is one of the best exercises for strengthening your shoulders and upper back. The biggest benefactor of the shoulder press is the front portion of your shoulder muscle (anterior deltoid) but you’ll also be working out your deltoids, triceps, trapezius and pecs.

CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher demonstrates the shoulder press. For more info on CrossFit’s Trainer Courses: https://training.crossfit.com/cours…

For a more dynamic shoulder move, you can try the push press. Once again begin with your dumbbells held up by your shoulders, but instead of pushing them straight up you start by slowly lowering…

How to Do a Shoulder Press 1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart (or slightly narrower), and grab the bar with a grip that is slightly wider than shoulder-width grip. Make sure to wrap your…

The dumbbell shoulder press exercise targets your shoulders, placing some emphasis on your triceps and upper back. Use caution if you have lower-back, neck, or elbow problems. Performing the dumbbell shoulder press Follow these steps to perform this exercise:

Grasp the dumbbells using an overhand grip. Hold the dumbbells above the shoulders slightly in front of you, pointing the elbows towards the floor. Push the dumbbells up and overhead so that the arms are fully extended. After a pause lower the weights to the starting position.