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Curl to Overhead Press - Standing Dumbbell

Starting Position

  • Stand holding a pair of dumbbells at your sides.


  • Curl the weights up, rotating your palms so they're facing your shoulders.
  • Then press the weights over your head, again rotating as you go so your palms face each other or forward at the top of the movement.

Coaching Keys

  • Keep your shoulder blades pulled back and down.
  • Avoid arching your back as you press the weight overhead.

You Should Feel It

  • Working your biceps and shoulders and throughout your pillar.

Tags: Upper Body Pull, Upper Body Push, Shoulder, Arms, Dumbbells, Strength, Biceps