Press Under

Press Under


This exercise likely refers to a weightlifting movement called the "underhand press," which involves holding a barbell or dumbbells with an underhand grip and pressing them overhead. The exercise primarily targets the shoulders and triceps, but also engages the chest and back muscles to a lesser extent.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Press Under Instructions

  1. Start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and your toes pointing forward.
  2. Hold a barbell or dumbbells at shoulder height with your palms facing forward.
  3. Lower your body by bending your knees and hips, as if you were sitting back into a chair.
  4. As you lower your body, press the weight overhead until your arms are fully extended.
  5. Pause for a moment at the bottom of the movement, then slowly return to the starting position.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Press Under Form & Visual

Press Under

Press Under Benefits

  • Strengthens the triceps muscles
  • Improves overall upper body strength
  • Targets the chest, shoulders, and triceps
  • Can be done with minimal equipment
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels

Press Under Muscles Worked

  • Chest muscles (pectoralis major and minor)
  • Shoulder muscles (anterior deltoids)
  • Triceps brachii

Press Under Variations & Alternatives

  • Press Over
  • Push Under
  • Push Over
  • Shoulder Press
  • Push Press
  • Push Jerk
  • Split Jerk