Standing dumbbell shoulder press

The standing dumbbell shoulder press is a classic deltoid-building exercise that is common in gyms around the world. Performing the move standing up as opposed to seated allows more weight to be used and taxes the core more than seated presses. The standing press is worthy of being the main movement in a muscle-building shoulder workout, but is also a great strength movement and accessory for the bench press.

Benefits

  1. Builds size and strength in the shoulders and triceps
  2. Many people find pressing with dumbbells to be more shoulder-friendly than with barbells
  3. Develops shoulder strength and stability that carries over to other lifts and sports
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