If you want to learn the overhead press, you’ve come to the right place!
We help many of our coaching clients pick up barbells for the first time, including how to perform the overhead press safely and effectively.
Today we’ll share the same lessons we teach our clients so you can get started with the overhead press.
Here’s what we’ll cover:
- Why you should start pressing (What muscles does the overhead press work?)
- What is the overhead press?
- How to set up the press
- How to perform the overhead press (with video tutorial)
- 4 common mistakes to avoid with the overhead press.
- Variations of the press
- FAQ on the overhead press (including starting weight)
- How to get better at the overhead press
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