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Barbell Shoulder Press - Behind The Neck

Description

Preparation

  • Sit on a bench with the barbell in a rack
  • Ideally, the barbell should rest just above shoulder height
  • The barbell should be behind your neck.
  • Grasp the barbell with palms facing forward
  • Your forearms should be vertical

Action

  • Smoothly press the bar up untill arms are fully extended
  • It is okay, to lean the head forward slightly for clearance

Return

  • Allow barbell to return behind neck.
  • Care must be taken as barbell comes into proximity of neck/spine
Type: Strength
Duration: seconds per repitition
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