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Intensity: Moderate 
Plane of Motion: Frontal 
Equipment: Barbell 
Target Muscle: Shoulder 
Barbell Shoulder Press 
  • Using a Barbell


  • In a comfortable position, hands slightly wider than shoulder width apart on the barbell


  • Slowly bring the barbell downward toward your lower neck or elbow below your shoulder


  • With a secure grip slowly press the bar above your head.


  • Depending on the Grip preferred Open/Close grip keep as much tension as possible through your ranges of motion 


  • To keep this tension you may not need to fully extend, only extend for as far as your range of tension


  • As you reach the max range of tension gradually come down slowly and repeat 

Before                             After 

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