Standing Dumbbell Press

The standing dumbbell shoulder press is a classic deltoid-builder (especially the front deltoids) that’s ubiquitous in gyms around the world. Performing the move standing up as opposed to seated allows for more weight to be used.

Benefits

  1. Dumbbells prevent one shoulder from compensating for weakness in the other
  2. The more natural range of motion vs. the barbell version lowers injury risk
  3. Stronger shoulders help with a multitude of other lifts, as well as sports
9.1
Average

Standing Dumbbell Press Images

Standing Dumbbell Press image
Standing Dumbbell Press image

BodyFit Plus

$3.99/month
  • 2,500+ expert-created single workouts
  • 3,500+ how-to exercise videos
  • Detailed workout instruction
  • Step-by-step workout tips
  • Training at gym or at home

What comes with BodyFit Plus?

  • Instructional Videos
  • Don't risk doing a workout improperly! Avoid injury and keep your form in check with in-depth instructional videos.

  • How-to Images
  • View our enormous library of workout photos and see exactly how each exercise should be done before you give it a shot.

  • Step-by-Step Instructions
  • Quickly read through our step-by-step directions to ensure you're doing each workout correctly the first time, every time.