How do I do shoulder presses?

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Holding weights, bend your arms to form a 90-degree angle, keeping your elbows at your sides and your knuckles facing forward. Raise your arms out to your sides at shoulder height. Lift your hands up and back until they're in line with your head, knuckles up. Push your arms straight up (posing like an Olympic winner), then lower back to shoulder height. Exhale on the way up, and inhale on the way down. Keep your knuckles up and palms forward throughout. Tighten your stomach to prevent arching your back. Work up to 20 reps. To make it harder: After 20 reps, hold the up position for 30 seconds.

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