WHAT ARE DUMBBELL SHOULDER PRESS GOOD FOR?
Dumbbell shoulder pressing is a great way to build hypertrophy and increase muscular activation, as the dumbbells work to recruit new muscle fibers and increase movement coordination, similarly to other unilateral training benefits.
Sit down on a vertical shoulder press bench and lean back to place the body in the five-point body contact position
Grip should be slightly wider than shoulder-width
Grasp the dumbbell with a closed, pronated grip
Press the dumbbell over the head until the elbows are fully extended
All repetitions begin from this position.
Lower the weight slowly in front until it touches the clavicles and anterior deltoids
Push the dumbbell upward until the elbows are fully extended
Maintain the five-point body contact position
Do not arch the back or rise off the seat.
Primary: Anterior deltoid
Secondary: Lateral deltoid, triceps brachii, trapezius, upper pectoralis major