Do you remember when you were a kid and someone asked you how strong you were? Did you rush to find a bench press? NO .. you probably looked around to find a heavy object. Then, you reached down, picked it up and pushed it over your head. Nothing fancy … just a demonstration of YOUR strength.
Overhead lifting requires full-body strength … legs, core, shoulders, triceps and grip. There are many great overhead pressing variations:
- clean and press
- military press
- dumbbell press
- kettlebell press
- push press
- behind the neck press
Here are a couple of overhead pressing variations to add a little variety to your shoulder workout.