Curl + Push Press

Learn how to perform a curl to push press with video and instructions by SHOCK App trainer, Ashley Steele.

How to Curl + Push Press

Primary Muscles: Upper Body,  Shoulders

Exercise Families: Press

Equipment: Dumbbell

Trainer: Ashley Steele


  1. Stand with the feet hip-width apart, hold a pair of weights at your sides.

  2. Curl the dumbbells and quickly press the weights overhead by extending the hips without letting the knees collapse to the inside.

  3. “Catch” the dumbbell with the arms overhead, elbows extended and hips and knees slightly bent. Return the weights to the shoulders, and extend the arms to lower the weights to the starting position. Pause briefly, and repeat for the specified amount of time or repetitions.

  4. You should feel this working the arms, biceps, and shoulder muscles. 

Alternative Exercises:

Push Press  Bicep Curl

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