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Standing Dumbbell Press

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

Calories Burned:  442 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Deltoids
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Triceps

Stand up straight with the dumbbells at about chin level with your palms facing each other 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.

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