12-30-2004, 04:12 PM #1
Dumbell shoulder press Ronnie Coleman style.
When watching The cost of redemption i noticed that when doing shoulder presses with DB's ronnie only went about 2/3rds of the way up, there was never a pause and he just pumped out the reps. I tried it tonight and found it to work pretty well. I got a pretty good pump, i wasnt lifting as much as usual but that diddnt seem to matter. I could really feel i was isolating the delts and taking the triceps out of the equation. Anyone else try this?
12-30-2004, 04:18 PM #2
I never lock out my shoulder presses.
12-30-2004, 05:55 PM #3Anabolic Member
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Seldom lock out and if your clanking the db on the concentric portion of the lift you are doing it wrong.
12-30-2004, 08:38 PM #4
i see people do dumbell presses like this....never knew if it was good to do em like that. I always go all the way up.....hmm...gonna have to try this
12-30-2004, 08:44 PM #5
go as far up as you can w/o locking.......you need to get the full stretch
12-30-2004, 08:46 PM #6
I never lock on anything, you get to failure much quicker by not locking
12-31-2004, 02:20 AM #7
It keeps constant resistance on the muscle doing it that way. I do that for a lot of things ervery once in a while. It wears you out faster with less weight , so I dont do it all the time. I still like to heave up some heavy weight for lower reps.
12-31-2004, 07:31 PM #8
I go all the way up without locking out. I prefer doing arnold presses when working the shoulders with dumbbells.
01-01-2005, 06:09 AM #9Associate Member
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Well by the look of you Seanw, i think it works not locking on anything
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