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Seated Dumbbell Hammer Curl To Press

Try the Seated Dumbbell Hammer Curl To Press exercise for strengthening biceps and shoulders. This combination exercise starts with a curl, transitions into a press, boosting overall upper body strength and improving muscle definition.
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Seated Dumbbell Hammer Curl To Press instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Sit on a bench with the back set at a vertical angle, holding a dumbbell in each hand by your thighs with your palms facing each other.
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Curl the dumbbells towards your shoulders by bending your elbows.
3
Rotate your shoulders so your palms now face forward.
4
Press the dumbbells straight up overhead, extending your arms.
5
Lower the dumbbells back to your shoulders, rotate your wrists back to the starting position, and then lower the weights to your thighs. Repeat for desired number of reps.
Sit on a bench with the back set at a vertical angle, holding a dumbbell in each hand by your thighs with your palms facing each other.
Curl the dumbbells towards your shoulders by bending your elbows.
Rotate your shoulders so your palms now face forward.
Press the dumbbells straight up overhead, extending your arms.
Lower the dumbbells back to your shoulders, rotate your wrists back to the starting position, and then lower the weights to your thighs. Repeat for desired number of reps.
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