Smith Machine Overhead Shoulder Press

in Shoulders Exercise

Main Muscle Worked: Shoulders

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Smith Machine Overhead Shoulder Press - Exercise Guide

Step 1

Place a flat bench under a smith machine. It’s recommended if you’ll use a flat bench with back support.

Step 2

Place a barbell on the machine at a height wherein your arms are fully extended upwards when you hold the barbell.

Step 3

Sit on the bench. Keep your feet steady.

Step 4

Reach and hold the barbell with a pronated grip (palms facing forward).

Step 5

Lift it off the rack. Your arms should be fully extended overhead. This is your starting position.

Step 6

Slowly lower the barbell down until it almost touches your chin. Inhale as you do this.

Step 7

Lift the barbell up until you’re back to your starting position. Exhale as you do this.

Step 8

Repeat until the recommended amount of repetitions is achieved.

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