Cuban press

The Cuban press is an exercise that targets the muscles of the shoulders, rotator cuff, and upper back. It combines a shoulder external rotation with a dumbbell press, training multiple muscles and motions in a single sequence. It can be performed standing, or as a more difficult variation face-down on an incline bench. It is usually performed with relatively light weight as part of a dynamic warm-up for upper-body lifting.


  1. Activates and strengthens rotator cuff and shoulder stabilizer muscles
  2. Great warm-up for benching or heavier shoulder presses
  3. Can add size and definition to shoulders

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