Lunge With Shoulder Press Exercise Guide

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Lunge With Shoulder Press is a strength exercise that works your deltoids, quadriceps, rear deltoids, front deltoids and side deltoids.

Lunge With Shoulder Press is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your buttocks, hips, legs, lower body, shoulders, upper body and upper legs.

It requires dumbbells to do.

Lunge With Shoulder Press

How to do Lunge With Shoulder Press

Exercise

Stand tall with feet hip-width apart, and dumbbells in your hands just above your shoulders. Keeping your right knee straight, take a long step laterally with your left leg and sit down and back into a squat position. Powerfully push back up to the start position. Press the dumbbells up overhead and control them back down to starting position.

Illustrated Guide

Learn how to do lunge with shoulder press from this step-by-step illustrations:

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Muscles Worked

The muscles used for lunge with shoulder press may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for lunge with shoulder press are:

Primary Muscles

  • Deltoids
  • Quadriceps
  • Rear Deltoids
  • Front Deltoids
  • Side Deltoids

Synergyst Muscles

Frequently Asked Questions

What muscles does Lunge With Shoulder Press work?
Lunge With Shoulder Press works deltoids, quadriceps, rear deltoids, front deltoids, side deltoids.
What is Lunge With Shoulder Press good for?
Lunge With Shoulder Press is beneficial for balance, for conditioning and to strengthen. It works the best for buttocks, hips, legs, lower body, shoulders, upper body and upper legs, as it works deltoids, quadriceps, rear deltoids, front deltoids, side deltoids. Lunge With Shoulder Press is a great strength exercise for men, men over 50, women and women over 50.
Is Lunge With Shoulder Press a good exercise?
Lunge With Shoulder Press is a popular strength exercise for deltoids, quadriceps, rear deltoids, front deltoids, side deltoids.

Training, Progressions and Regressions

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Standards and Averages

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Alternatives

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Variations

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Classification

Type(s) Strength
Muscles Worked Deltoids, Quadriceps, Lateral Deltoids, Anterior Deltoids, Posterior Deltoids
Difficulty Level(s) Moderate
Equipment Dumbbells
Location At Gym, At Home, Outdoor
Major Exercise Lunge

Muscles Worked

Target muscle(s) Deltoids, Quadriceps, Rear Deltoids, Front Deltoids, Side Deltoids
Synergyst muscle(s)

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