Swiss Ball Dumbbell Shoulder Press

This exercise increases strength in the shoulders and triceps. The use of the Swiss ball actively engages the core.


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    Grab a pair of dumbbells and sit on a Swiss ball. Pull your shoulders back, tighten your core and raise the dumbbells just above shoulder height with palms facing forward and your elbows tucked close to your body.
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    Fully extend your arms overhead. Pause, and slowly return the dumbbells to your shoulders.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Be sure to use slow, controlled movements.
  • Make sure to focusing on pressing the dumbbells up, not out.