Barbell Overhead Press

Difficulty: Intermediate

  1. Take a roughly shoulder width grip. There should be a straight line from your elbow to fist (vertical forearms).
  2. Pull your chin back and press the weight toward the ceiling by extending at the elbow joint and flexing at the shoulder joint.
  3. Press until your elbows are extended and push your head forward slightly.
  4. Return to the start position with control. Pulling your chin back to allow the bar to pass your face safely.