Hey everyone!!!✌🏽💪🏽 Tonight we have @marcofragz @__dsouzza
teaching us how to perform the overhead press‼️🔥 For powerful shoulders with plenty of muscle and definition, look no further than the overhead press. This compound exercise uses the deltoids, along with the arms and core to press a heavy weight up and overhead. Your muscles must work in synergy to successfully hoist the barbell up, making it a valuable addition to any shoulder strengthening routine. Proper form is critical in safe execution of the overhead press. The exercise is done from a stand, with feet either hip distance apart and firmly planted or feet staggered and knees softly bent.
Stand under a barbell rack set at chest height and move the bar, with an overhand full grip, to your chest. Or, use control to hoist the barbell from the floor, clean style, to rest at the front of the chest. The hands should be shoulder distance apart and elbows pointing down toward the floor.
Inhale and press the bar straight up. Avoid allowing it to waver too far forward or back.
Lockout your elbow joints briefly at the top as you shrug your shoulders before slowly lowering the weight back down to your chest. You usually lift less weight in the overhead press than you do in a squat, deadlift or bench press because the primary movers are small muscles. The anterior deltoids, located at the front of the three part shoulder muscle, activate when you push up. This muscle does the most work during the overhead press. The lateral, or medial, deltoids, located at the top of the shoulder, and the postior delts at the back also help in the pushing process. This is an AMAZING shoulder exercise to perform on your push/powerlifting routine, and I highly advise everyone to try this exercise out, as well as master the form of this exercise‼️💢 @__dsouzza @marcofragz #gym #gymlife #dumbbellshoulderpress #standingshoulderpress #triceps #upperchest #shoulders #lateral #front #anterior #posterior #deltoid #rear #heavy #weightlifting #bodybuilding #powerlifting #GoodLifeFitness #heavyweight #barbell #plate #overheadpress #teenslifts #1yearjourney #roadto1k #letsgo #work #grind #succeed