Squat to Shoulder Press

By Joanna 01/04/2017 In
Exercise Library
Upper Body


Equipment Needed:

Workout Type:

Body Focus:


• Stand tall with your feet shoulder-width apart and pointing straight ahead. Grab a pair of dumbbells and hold them next to your shoulders.
• Start to lower your body back as far as you can by pushing your hips back and bending your knees to 90°, pushing your body weight into your heels.
• Hold for 2 seconds and return to a standing position by pushing through your hips.
• After fully rising to a standing position, press the weights overhead by extending the elbows and flexing at the shoulder.
• Return the weights to the shoulder before repeating the entire movement for additional repetitions.

Useful Tips:
• Keep your chest up, back flat and look ahead.
• Avoid rounding your shoulders and back.
• Do not let your knees collapse to the inside or go over your toes.

You should feel your:
• Glutes, hamstrings, shoulders and quads.

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