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Shoulders Standing Behind-The-Head Shoulder Press 101 Video Tutorial

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Shoulders Standing Behind-The-Head Shoulder Press
Shoulders Standing Behind-The-Head Shoulder Press

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Shoulders

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Push

Required Equipment

Barbell

Fitness Level

Intermediate

Alternatives

None

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The standing behindthehead shoulder press is an exercise targeting the shoulders. It is a of the standard shoulder press, in which the weight is held behind the head instead of in front of the chest. This allows for a greater range of motion and can help to target the rear deltoids more effectively. To perform the standing behindthehead shoulder press, start with your feet shoulder-width apart and your knees slightly bent. Hold a weight in each hand with your arms extended straight out in front of you. Bend your elbows and raise the weights up over your head until they are just behind your ears. Pause for a second, then slowly lower the weights back to the starting position. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

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