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Machine Shoulder Press

GymAmerica
Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm filed under Shoulders

Calories Burned:  272 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Deltoids
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Triceps
Instructions: 
Adjust the seat height so that the handles are at chin level.
 
Press the handles upward above your head and keep your wrists aligned with your forearms throughout the movement.
 
Reverse the movement and return to the starting position.
 
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.
 
Keep your back flat against the machine pad.
 
Do not lock your elbows at the top of the movement. 

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