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How do I perform an alternating arm standing shoulder press?

Stand with your feet pointed straight ahead and placed shoulder width apart.  Hold dumbbells, one in each hand, at shoulder level with your palms facing out.  With your arms positioned slightly in front of your ears, draw-in your navel and press one dumbbell over your head, fully extending your arm.  Hold the top position and then return the dumbbell back to the starting position.  Repeat the exercise with the opposite arm.



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