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Shoulder press

How to do a shoulder press

1) Hold the bar underneath the chin with hands approx. shoulder width apart.

2) Press the weight directly above the head until your arms are fully extended.

2) Keep the weight underneath the chin whist squatting down so as your hips are approximately level with your knees.

3Hold the weight with extended arms for approx 1 second until lowering back to underneath the chin.

4) This exercise can be conducted either seated or standing but is more is more beneficial and functional if conducted whilst standing.

Ensure you lift the weight in the centre of the bar with hands over shoulder width apart.

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Lower the weight whilst on the back of the neck so as your hips are approximately level with your knees. Extend your legs so you return back to the start position. Ensure you keep the back straight and are looking forward during all of the exercise movement.

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