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Half-Kneeling Dumbbell Shoulder Press [Step-by-Step]

Updated: Jul 19, 2021

This is a unique exercise, however don't under estimate its power!

Similarly to some of the other strength exercises, the half-kneeling dumbbell shoulder press is a great exercise to improve the strength and power of your shoulders.

You can see various other shoulder exercises by clicking here.

half kneeling dumbbell shoulder press

Half-Kneeling Dumbbell Shoulder Press Exercise Instructions

Target Muscle: Shoulders

Exercise Type: Strength

Follow these instructions for a great addition not your shoulder workout to strengthen up your shoulders, the half kneeling dumbbell shoulder press only requires a dumbbell.

  1. Pick your desired weight dumbbell and position yourself in a half-kneeling position on the floor. Your right knee should be on the floor, and your left knee up and take the dumbbell with your right hand.

  2. Clean the dumbbell up to your shoulder, we recommend you to use both hands for this part. You should start with a neutral grip. Keep your head up, your shoulders back, and your back in a neutral position. This will be your starting position.

  3. Start the movement by extending your arm, rotate your arm as you press the dumbbell above your head. Pause at the top of the motion before you return the dumbbell to your starting position.

  4. Complete your desired number of repetitions before switching to the opposite side of your body.

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