Overhead Plate Presses
- Firmly holding a plate at chest level with both hands either side, stand straight, with your feet shoulder width apart.
- Drive the weight upwards using your chest and shoulders keeping your back straight with a slight bend at the knee.
- As your arms reach the fully extended position, take great care to keep a firm grip on the plate.
- In a controlled movement, slowly lower the plate back down to the chest and the starting position.
Take great care with this exercise. Ensure your hands are dry and never push yourself to failure with this exercise.
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Overhead plate presses is a gym work out exercise that targets shoulders and also involves chest and triceps. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Gymnastic ring support position, barbell push and press and bodyweight shoulder presses are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as overhead plate presses. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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