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Shoulder Press With Dumbbells On Exercise Ball

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synergists:TricepsMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle, Lower BackMuscle, Rectus AbdominisMuscle, ObliquesMuscle
required:Exercise Ball, Dumbbells (2)
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (17)
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General And Specifics

  • this fitness exercise combines strength with coordination, sense of balance and stability

Starting Position

  • grasp two dumbbells
  • sit on the middle of the gym ball
  • the legs are bent and the feet flat on the floor
  • the weights lie on the thighs
  • the back is straight
  • look ahead and concentrate on one point

Correct Execution

  • brace the core
  • to bring the weights above your head, raise at first one, then the second thigh quickly, use the momentum and guide the bent arms up
  • the palms of the hands point forward now
  • push up the weights, but do not let them touch
  • the arms are still bent a bit in the final position
  • bring the weights back down to ear-height without pausing
  • all movements are slow and controlled
  • hold the head in a neutral position and the back straight
  • do several reps

tip for the workout

  • to make it more difficult, raise the weights alternatingly