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Barbell Push Press

Angle-Based Images: Barbell Push Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Push Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Push Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Push Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Push Press Video
Barbell Push Press: Step 1
Step 1 Grab a barbell and hold it with a grip that is a little less than shoulder-width apart. Pull the barbell just above shoulders with elbows close to your body. Bend your knees and lower your body in to a half-squat position.
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Barbell Push Press: Step 2
Step 2 Press the weight over your head as you press through the heels to explosively stand up. Pause and slowly lower the bar back down to the starting position.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Make sure to drive hips upward and perform the lift explosively.

Do not hyperextend the lower back at the lockout position

Make sure you finish the top of the press by locking out the elbows.

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