A single strength-training exercise that builds upper-body strength, balance, and symmetry and can be done in a variety of different ways and equipment? Sign us up for learning how to do the perfect overhead press!
Yes, it's almost tank top and bikini season, which means that bare arms will be the norm for the months ahead. If you want to sculpt shapely shoulders and toned arms, learn how to incorporate the overhead press into your workout routine.
Grab a pair of dumbbells and hold them just outside your shoulders with your palms facing each other (a). Press the weight over-head until your arms are completely straight (b). Pause, then slowly lower the dumbbells back to the starting position.
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Dumbbell Squat with Overhead Press Exercise Demonstration
Grab some dumbbells and find out how to get ripped arms fast! Depending on your strength, grab at least two size weights ranging from five to 15 pounds so you can switch up the appropriate size dumbbells for each move.