Barbell Seated Overhead Press
Barbell Seated Overhead Press Instructions
- Start by sitting on a bench with your feet flat on the ground and your back straight.
- Grasp the barbell with an overhand grip, slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.
- Lift the barbell up to shoulder height, keeping your elbows bent and close to your body.
- Press the barbell up and overhead, extending your arms fully.
- Lower the barbell back down to shoulder height, keeping your elbows close to your body.
- Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
Barbell Seated Overhead Press Form & Visual
Barbell Seated Overhead Press Benefits
- Targets multiple muscle groups including shoulders, triceps, and upper back
- Improves overall upper body strength and stability
- Helps to improve posture and reduce risk of injury
- Can be easily modified to increase or decrease difficulty
- Can be performed with a variety of equipment, including dumbbells and kettlebells
Barbell Seated Overhead Press Muscles Worked
- Rotator Cuff
- Core muscles for stabilization
Barbell Seated Overhead Press Variations & Alternatives
- Dumbbell Seated Overhead Press
- Standing Barbell Overhead Press
- Standing Dumbbell Overhead Press
- Single Arm Dumbbell Overhead Press
- Push Press
- Push Jerk