Dumbbell Press or Shoulder Press
|Primary muscle(s) and equipment|
|Shoulder, Shoulders, Deltiods, Triceps, Anterior Deltiod, Front Shoulder, Lateral Shoulder, Lateral Deltiod, Medial Deltiod, Dumbbell, Bench, Seated, Upper Body, Freeweights, Compound|
How to do the Dumbbell Press or Shoulder PressThis seated front dumbbell press is performed on a bench by sitting vertical with dumbbells in both hands. Start with the dumbbells as shown in a 90 degree position. Raise and press the dumbbells until your elbows just about lock out making sure you stay in a smooth controlled motion. Now slowly bring the dumbbells back down to the starting position.
Seated Front Dumbbell Press or Shoulder Spotter Information:
A dumbbell front press can be spotted from behind the participant grabbing either the wrists or elbows. Make sure the subject does not lock out their elbows.
This is an EXCELLENT exercise for the beginner to expert fitness trainer. This exercise can also be performed on the Ball.
Averages for MyFit Users
The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs
and gives us an average for this exercise.
|Average Weight Lifted||Average Reps
||One Rep Max Average|
How do I figure out a good starting weight?
Based on an average weight lifted of 43.4 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:
Try 22 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.
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