Lever Seated Shoulder Press

Lever Seated Shoulder Press


This exercise involves sitting on a lever machine and pressing the handles upwards to work the shoulder muscles. It is a great exercise for building strength and size in the shoulders.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Lever Seated Shoulder Press Instructions

  1. Adjust the seat height so that the handles are at shoulder level.
  2. Sit on the machine with your back against the pad and your feet flat on the floor.
  3. Grasp the handles with an overhand grip and press them upward until your arms are fully extended.
  4. Lower the handles back down to shoulder level and repeat for desired number of repetitions.
  5. Remember to keep your core engaged and your back against the pad throughout the exercise.

Lever Seated Shoulder Press Form & Visual

Lever Seated Shoulder Press

Lever Seated Shoulder Press Benefits

  • Targets the shoulder muscles, specifically the anterior and medial deltoids
  • Helps to improve shoulder strength and stability
  • Allows for a controlled and isolated movement, reducing the risk of injury
  • Can be adjusted to accommodate different fitness levels and shoulder mobility
  • Engages the core muscles for added stability and balance

Lever Seated Shoulder Press Muscles Worked

  • Deltoids
  • Triceps
  • Trapezius
  • Rotator Cuff

Lever Seated Shoulder Press Variations & Alternatives

  • Standing Shoulder Press
  • Dumbbell Shoulder Press
  • Arnold Press
  • Push Press
  • Single Arm Shoulder Press
  • Behind the Neck Press
  • Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press
  • Landmine Press
  • Handstand Push-Up