Shoulders Workout (3) – Arnold Dumbbell Press

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has developeded the Arnold Pinhead press (likewise referred to as Rotational Shoulder Press). Or else, it would have been called Shrub Press or Clinton Press. It is a compound exercise with wide variety of activity. Key muscle functioned are shoulders (front as well as side triangular muscular tissues). Triceps are included too.

  1. For novice, I recommend you to do Arnold Press resting with back upright supported by the bench.
  2. Hold two pinheads before you at concerning top chest degree with your palms encountering your body at the beginning of the lift.
  3. As you press the weight overhead, gradually transform the pinheads so your palms are encountering away from your body.
  4. Slowly lower the dumbbells and all at once rotate your hands back towards your body to the original beginning position.
  5. Do 2 to 3 collections with 8 to 12 reps each set.


  • Start out with a light weight when initially attempting this workout, up until your muscle mass get utilized to the movements.
  • Do not arch your back.
  • Do not need to lock your arms overhead.
  • Once you have understood the skill, you could try doing Arnold Dumbbell Press while you are standing.
  • In instance you require spotter’s assistance, spotting could be done behind you either by holding on to your wrists or elbows.

In short, an excellent to have shoulders like Mr Terminator.