Standing Alternating Shoulder Press

Posted by FitClick
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:  Trapezius
Start: Stand tall with your feet shoulder-width apart. Hold a dumbbell in each hand with an overhand grip. Bring each dumbbell up so that they’re alongside your shoulders. Your palms should face forward. Engage your abs.

Movement: Push one hand straight up overhead until your arm is fully extended. Pause for a moment, and then lower it back down. Repeat with your other arm to complete 1 rep. Continue to alternate sides, pressing each arm up and then lowering it back down, for the designated number of reps.

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