Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Exercise for shoulders and triceps

Dumbbell Shoulder Press Illustration

Exercise execution guide

Starting position

Sitting on a bench with your back well supported against the backrest. Hold the dumbbells in your hands (pronation grip) a little above shoulder height. Your elbows are on the outside and your forearms are perpendicular to the ground.


Push the dumbbells upwards. Until your arms are fully extended. Then return to the original position.

Equipment required

Dumbbells, bench

Main muscles


Secondary muscles