Seated Dumbbell Press

 Rating: 3.0/5.0
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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:20pm filed under Shoulders

Calories Burned:  408 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Deltoids
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Triceps, Trapezius
Instructions: 
Sit on a chair or bench with back support and rest the dumbbells on their ends on your knees.
 
Start with the dumbbells at about chin level with your palms facing away from you and your forearms perpendicular to the floor.
 
Press the dumbbells up along a straight line toward the ceiling until your arms are fully extended.
 
The entire motion should be performed in a smooth, controlled manner that lasts about 3 seconds, with the downward movement no faster than the upward.
 
Do not lock your elbows at the top of the movement and do not bounce at the bottom of the movement.
 

Exercise Comments

Good exercise
 
July 16, 2012 at 7:21am
who does 1hr of seated dumbell presses to burn 313cal
 
February 5, 2012 at 6:07pm
Is the recommended weight for each dumbbell or for the total weight of both?
 
October 7, 2011 at 1:01am

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