Shoulders Exercise Database -> Machine Shoulder Press


Machine Shoulder Press

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Machine Shoulder Press

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Exercise Details

Main Muscle Group : Shoulders

Detailed Muscle Group : Traps

Other Muscle Groups : Chest , Triceps

Type : Strength

Mechanics : Compound

Equipment : Machine - Strength

Difficulty : Beginner

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How To Perform Exercise

The shoulder press machine exercise works the shoulder muscles, mainly the deltoid muscles.

Steps :

1.) Start off sitting up straight with your abs kept tight, grabbing the handles or bar with both hands.

2.) Once you have a hold on the handles or bar, using a smooth motion, press the bar upward extending your arms.

3.) At the top position of the exercise, squeeze your shoulder muscles and hold for a count, then return back to the starting position.

Tips :

1.) You want to make sure that you are sitting upright and adjust the handles of the machine so that they are level with your shoulders.