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Arnold Press

Exercise Tips

  • Do not lift with your neck
  • Keep your back straight-do not hunch over
  • Bend your knees slightly to protect your lower back

Arnold Press

This exercise targets the sides of your shoulders and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Lateral Deltoids (Side Shoulders)


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Lateral Deltoids (Side Shoulders)

Equipment: Kettlebells

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Kettlebell Shoulders

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward. Hold a kettlebell by the handle in each with an underhand grip, palms facing you. Hold the kettlebells in front of your shoulders, palms facing you. Keep your elbows close by your sides.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly raise both arms straight up until they are fully extended. As you do this, rotate your arms around so your palms are facing out at the peak of the motion.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly lower your arms back down to starting position, rotating them back so your palms are facing you again.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.