Arnold Dumbbell Press

Arnold Dumbbell Press

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Arnold Dumbbell Press


A favorite exercise of Arnold's (Arnold Schwarzenegger), hence the name. A favorite exercise of mine too. Arnold Dumbbell Press is a great alternative to shoulder press, allowing an extra few inches of travel to task the shoulder complex and pronation of the forearm/ palm on the drive phase. It's made more comfortable again with the use of GLOBE GRIPZ™, which also makes Arnold Dumbbell Curl and Press a great exercise for bicep and shoulder tie-in.

Personally, I (GP) like to perform Arnold Dumbbell Press as part of a superset, tri-set, or giant-set, and with the use of Globe Gripz. Here's an example Giant-Set from our bestselling book Gym Workouts: Maps to Success...

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