Squat with Overhead Press

Squat with Overhead Press


Intermediate to Advanced


Legs, Shoulders

Type of exercise

How to

  • Start in a standing position with a tall spine and feet shoulder-width apart.
  • Hold equal weight dumbbells in each hand with palms outward facing at shoulder height.
  • Keeping your chest and shoulders up, come into a squat position, making sure your weight is on your heels and your toes can wiggle.
  • Press the dumbbells over your head so that your arms are fully extended as you come out of the squat position.
  • As you come back to the squat position, bring your weights back to the tops of your shoulders.
  • Repeat.



Movement Pattern: Push, Strength
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Kimmie Beneke
Since 2005 Kimmie has been providing professional fitness training and instruction. In the Spring of 2015, she brought her expertise to the Body First Fitness Team. She loves working with a variety of clients. From teenagers to 80-year-olds, from couch potatoes to the experienced athletes, from the self-motivated to those that need a cheerleader, Kimmie finds joy in working with them all. T.G.I.F.; The Grind . is one of Kimmie’s favorite classes to teach.