Overhead Press – Barbell

HOW: Start in a standing position while holding onto a barbell. Whether it's a wider or more narrow grip, it is up to you. Bend your elbows while keeping them close to your body, and bring the bar up to rest on your collar bone. While keeping the rest of your body still, press the bar up overhead and back down. Your elbows continue to be under your wrist. Perform for the prescribed amount of reps.  FEEL: You should feel your shoulder muscles working as well as your core engaged to keep the rest of your body still.  COMPENSATION: Keep your palms facing forward and your elbows underneath your wrists as you press the bar up. Don’t engage your upper trap muscles, keep those relaxed. 

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