Machine shoulder press

The machine shoulder press is a machine-based exercise targeting the deltoid muscles. It approximates the motion of a free-weight shoulder press, but uses a selectorized weight-stack or plate-loaded machine. Many such machines also allow you to choose between different grips and grip widths. Machine shoulder presses are often done for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 reps per set or more, as part of the upper-body or shoulder-focused portion of a workout.


  1. Builds size and strength in the deltoids
  2. The machine allows for controlled reps and strict form
  3. Easy to change weight for dropsets
  4. Safe way to push intensity and weight

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