Push Presses

Here you can use a heavier than normal weight, or to continue to do repetitions of shoulder presses after reaching a point of failure; that way you develop more Shoulder strength You are cheating during this exercise. This allows you to lift a barbell that you would normally find too heavy to use for strict Shoulder Presses. Also push presses come in Handy as forced reps when you've reached failure.

Implementation: (A)  Grasp of a barbell with an Overhand grip, place your hands a little farther than shoulder width, clean the weight up to shoulder height. (B) Bend your knees a little and then drive using your legs to get the weight moving.  Use this momentum to lift the bar up above your head.  Lock your arms out, then under control lower the weight to shoulder height.

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