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Smiths Machine Shoulder Press - Behind The Neck

Description

Preparation

  • Sit on a bench with back to the smith machine
  • Ideally, the bar should rest just above shoulder height
  • The smith bar be behind your neck.
  • Grasp the bar with palms facing forward
  • Your forearms should be vertical

Action

  • Smoothly press the bar up untill arms are fully extended
  • It is okay, to lean the head forward slightly for clearance

Return

  • Allow bar to return behind neck.
  • Care must be taken as bar comes into proximity of neck/spine
Type: Strength
Duration: seconds per repitition
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