|Additional Equipment||incline bench / flat bench|
PreparationGrasp dumbbell and sit upright on incline bench with back against back pad. Hold dumbbell besides head. Keep upper arm perpendiular to torso and let let elbow point down. Use free hand to stabilize position on bench.
ExecutionPress dumbbell up over head. Keep arm slightly flexed. Return until dumbbell is besides head. Repeat. Continue with opposite side.
Variations / CommentsUsing a flat bench requires a better core stability.
|Synergist||Deltoid, Lateral | Supraspinatus | Trapezius, Middle | Trapezius, Lower | Pectoralis Major, Clavicular | Triceps Brachii | Serratus Anterior|
|Stabilizers||Biceps Brachii | Trapezius, Upper|