The video below is self-explanatory so I'm going to list some small tips which make this exercise more efficient:
- Learn to apply grip tension while keeping your entire arm loose and un-flexed. The challenge is to be able to make a tight fist while keeping your upper arm and shoulder loose.
- Progress by adding weight. After a point you will need to branch off into something else (once it becomes too difficult to pinch the dumbbell).
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Exercise Description of the Unilateral Press with Lunge
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Also called a front lunge press, the dumbbell lunge press is basically a lunge combined with an overhead press. It can be performed with dumbbells in one or both hands and with a front or reverse lunge. This exercise is not only a great stability challenge and a full body strength exercise it is a great conditioning challenge and perfect for incorporating into conditioning days. Heavy weights are not required to make this exercise demanding.
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Injuries and tweaks happen during dumbell bench press at two common instances. Picking the dumbells off the floor or a low rack. And during the setup.
If you get injured just picking up a heavy dumbell in preparation for a bench press then you need more than a short explanation on proper lifting. You need to get back to basics, and if I am to venture a guess, get off the machines. Strong strength trainees don't get bad injuries picking up dumbells. Strength training is supposed to prepare you to pick up heavy things.
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