Dumbbell Larsen Press

Dumbbell Larsen Press


This exercise involves holding a dumbbell in each hand and pressing them upwards while simultaneously rotating the wrists inward. This targets the chest, shoulders, and triceps muscles.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Dumbbell Larsen Press Instructions

  1. Start by sitting on a bench with a dumbbell in each hand.
  2. Bring the dumbbells up to shoulder height, with your palms facing each other.
  3. Slowly lower the dumbbells down to your sides, keeping your elbows tucked in and your palms facing forward.
  4. Pause for a moment at the bottom of the movement, then press the dumbbells back up to shoulder height.
  5. As you press the dumbbells up, rotate your wrists so that your palms are facing each other again.
  6. Repeat the movement for the desired number of repetitions.

Dumbbell Larsen Press Form & Visual

Dumbbell Larsen Press

Dumbbell Larsen Press Benefits

  • Strengthens leg muscles, including quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes
  • Improves balance and stability
  • Increases cardiovascular endurance
  • Targets the core muscles for added stability and strength
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels and goals
  • Can be done with minimal equipment and space

Dumbbell Larsen Press Muscles Worked

  • Triceps
  • Shoulders
  • Chest

Dumbbell Larsen Press Variations & Alternatives

  • barbell-larsen-press
  • dumbbell-incline-press
  • single-arm-dumbbell-press
  • machine-larsen-press
  • resistance-band-larsen-press