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Ball Dumbbell Overhead Press

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  Primary Muscle Group: Upper back and shoulders

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Deltoideus, anterior and middle parts, Trapezius, Superior, middle and inferior parts

Preparation: Sit on the ball. Grasp the dumbbells and bend your elbows so that your hands are in front of your shoulders with your palms facing forward.

Breathing: Exhale to raise your arms, inhale to lower them to start.

Execution: Grasping the dumbbells, raise your hands above your head. Remember to keep your shoulders relaxed and down. Inhale and lower back to start and repeat for all reps.

Comments: This is a great exercise to get that strong upper body that you're looking for. It's also a great core muscle strengthener.

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