Seated Shoulder Hammer / Overhead Presses
- Sit on a bench/chair with your back straight and the dumbbells in a hammer grip so that the dumbbells run lengthways along the side of your face.
- Drive both weights, simultaneously upwards, until your reach a full overhead extension.
- Carefully lower the dumbbells back down to the starting position, maintaining the hammer grip all the way through the movement.
- Be sure to keep your core strong and lower back connected to the bench/chair at all times.
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Seated shoulder hammer / overhead presses is a gym work out exercise that targets shoulders and also involves chest and triceps. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Battle rope double arm slams, medicine ball wall throw and standing overhead military barbell shoulder press are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as seated shoulder hammer / overhead presses. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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