Standing Overhead Military Barbell Shoulder Press
- Position a barbell on a squat rack at shoulder height. Brace your core throughout the movement. Step underneath the barbell and grab onto it with shoulder-width hand placement. Step back with the barbell.
- Slowly, push the barbell overhead, focusing the tension in the shoulders. Do not fully lock out the elbows.
- Pause then slowly bring the barbell back to the starting position but do not allow it to rest on your shoulders. Move into the next repetition.
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