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Seated Arnold Press Guide

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

How to perform?

If you're all about leveling up your shoulder game, you gotta start doing the Seated Arnold Press. This move isn't just your average shoulder exercise, it's a secret weapon for building those head-turning delts.


Targeted Muscles

When you're doing the Seated Arnold Press, your front and side deltoids take the lead role. They're the dominant ones working to lift those weights. But wait, there's more! Your triceps and traps are like the supporting actors, helping keep things steady and making sure you're on point. And don't forget your upper pecs and rotator cuff, used as other supporting muscles and stabilizers.


Arnold Press Over Shoulder Press

The Arnold Press is different from the shoulder press in the way of how the exercise is performed and how much weight can be lifted. It's got a cool twist that sets it apart. This move involves rotating those dumbbells as you press them up. Why does that matter? Well, that spin gives your delts a workload from different angles, making sure every part gets its fair share of the action. Plus, it's like a mini workout for your stabilizer muscles, making your shoulders stronger overall.



This press is named after none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger – yeah, that muscle-bound legend. Arnold wanted a move that hit his shoulders in a whole new way, so he came up with this spinny press. Turns out, it wasn't just a hit in the gym; it became a favorite among fitness folks everywhere.


This exercise doesn't have any variations

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