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Machine Deltoids Military Presses

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your back upright
  • Do not lock your arms

Machine Deltoids Military Presses

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


Military Press Machine

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Lateral Deltoids (Side Shoulders)

Equipment: Military Press Machine

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Shoulders

Starting Position: Position yourself on a military press machine with your back flat against the pad, knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Grab the handles with an overhand grip, shoulders back.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly raise your arms above your head until they are fully extended. Be sure to keep your elbows slightly bent.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly lower your arms back to starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.