Shoulder Press - Machine
Other types of Shoulder Press: Free Weight Resistance Tube Stability Ball Stretching
Adjust the seat so that your elbows start with a 90 degree bend. Sit with your back and hips against the back pad and grasp the handles with a pronated grip.
Press the handles overhead with your elbows slightly in front of your torso. Pause with your arms fully extended at the top, then slowly lower back to 90 degrees.
Some shoulder press machines have different grips. Take advantage of these if possible and try different grips during different sets, or use the one that ismost comfortable for your body.
Anterior deltoid, Lateral deltoid, Supraspinatus, Triceps brachii, Lower and middle trapezius, Rhomboid major, Rhomboid minor
TIP: Keep your abdominals engaged throughout the exercise and your hips neutral.
Variations for Shoulder Press
This machine is similar to a regular shoulder press machine but requires the recruitment of your shoulders' stability muscles. Thus, it is a great way to boost your functional strength.
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