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overhead press

The overhead press is starting to regain popularity for a good reason - it is the perfect way to build upper body stability and strength.
Twelve reader favorites from the past week and from the archives, curated to save you time and bring you happiness.
It may seem tedious, but working on shoulder stability and mobility will keep you safe and at your best.
The best advice I can give is to have fun and learn from your own performance and from competitors.
The following are some of the ways you can improve your pressing, or just change the feel of it, by using different variations to work on your weak points.
In part two of my interview with Dave Whitley, he shares tips on utilizing strength and creating happiness through lifting overhead.
Recently I acquired a set of 22kg kettlebells. I celebrated by one-arm pressing one of them, which is pretty good for a 103lb chick. So here are my tips on how to build a stronger press.
The press, push press, push jerk, snatch, and overhead squat all require a specific level of shoulder mobility before you should perform them under any significant load.
A study compared a seated and standing barbell overhead press with a seated and standing dumbbell overhead press.
Here are 8 ways to get a kettlebell overhead. You could also use a dumbbell, or even a barbell, but no matter what you use these exercises will help you get stronger.
From a rooftop in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania comes a video about the importance of rest, along with some fine-tuning tips for better overhead pressing movements.
An examination of core muscles and their activation during the overhead press. Plus some analysis of the general shenanigans surrounding the "core" in the fitness world.