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Machine Shoulder Press Guide

  1. Exercise Type: Compound - engages and works multiple muscle groups at the same time.
  2. Targeted Muscle Groups:
    • primary: lateral deltoid, front deltoids
    • secondary: triceps, upper back, upper chest

How to perform?

The machine shoulder press, also known as the seated shoulder press, is a compound exercise that primarily targets the anterior and lateral deltoids of the shoulders. The movement is performed by sitting on a shoulder press machine with the back firmly against the pad and pushing the weight overhead while keeping the elbows slightly bent. The triceps, upper chest, and upper back act as secondary muscles, while the abs and lower back provide stabilization. The glutes and quads may also be engaged to maintain proper form throughout the movement.


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