shoulder press with dumbells

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shoulder press with dumbells

Post by leif3141 » Wed Dec 06, 2006 12:11 am

On the website itself, the dumbells in the picture are perpendicular, but when I do the shoulder press I always have them parallel. Am I doing it wrong?

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Post by Stephen Johnson » Wed Dec 06, 2006 1:04 am

By parallel, do you mean that your palms are facing each other?

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Post by TimD » Wed Dec 06, 2006 7:56 am

A parrallel grip (palms facing) with the DB press is fine, as a matter of fact I prefer it. In most cases, different grips are fine with just about any exercise. Experiment with them.
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Post by Matt Z » Wed Dec 06, 2006 11:17 am

You can even rotate the dumbbells as you press them. Meanwhile, because your using dumbbells you can alternate between your right and left arms OR train one side at a time with a single dumbbell.

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