EXERCISE OF THE MONTH 

Dumbbell Shoulder Press 

MUSCLES WORKED 

Primary : Deltoids 

Secondary: Triceps 

FUNCTIONAL BENEFITS 

Improve upper body strength and muscular endurance. 

CONTRAINDICATIONS 

This exercise is not recommended for members who have rotator cuff issues, or difficulty raising their arms overhead. 

INSTRUCTIONS 

Spread feet hip width apart. Using light to moderate weight dumbbells, begin the movement with a 90 degree angle at the elbow. Exhale as you press the dumbbells overhead, extending the elbows as you bring the dumbbells close together. Remember to keep your core engaged throughout the movement by squeezing your abdominals, and maintain a natural spine alignment. 

ASK FITNESS CONSULTANT FOR INSTRUCTIONS/VARIATIONS 

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