This is not for beginners so make sure you are up for it before you try this one if you are a total gym novice.
If you perform this improperly you will hit your head and hurt your neck.
All exercises have risks, i.e. you can drop a dumbbell on your head while performing shoulder press, so be careful to perform this exercise properly like any exercise.
The Total Gym is a versatile machine which allows you to be creative.
This version of shoulder press is a great way to keep your lower back and rear deltoids stabilized while you work your shoulders and triceps.
For more information about shoulder exercises you can check out.
Behnken, MS, NASM-CES-PES-CPT, CSCS