Push Press

in Shoulders Exercise

Main Muscle Worked: Shoulders

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Push Press - Exercise Guide

Step 1

Place a barbell in front of you.

Step 2

Bend your knees and lower your hips.

Step 3

Hold the handle of the barbell with an overhand grip.

Step 4

Clean it all the way to your shoulders. Keep your back straight, your hips and knees slightly flexed, and your torso erect as you do this.

Step 5

Immediately perform an explosive push upward by extending your knees. Keep your torso erect and tensed.

Step 6

Shift your body weight to the balls of your feet at maximum hip and knee extension.

Step 7

Push the bar from the shoulders at maximum plantar flexion.

Step 8

Push the bar until your arms reach a fully extended elbow positions overhead.

Step 9

Lower the barbell back to your shoulders. Flex your hips and knees as the barbell descends down to your shoulders.

Step 10

Straighten your hips and knees before the upward movement phase begins again.

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