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Behind Neck Press

Lateral shoulder

Coach's Tips

It is a workout that targets the shoulder on the side and back. The barbell moves behind your body, so please workout with caution against injury!

How to

Starting Position

1. Sit on the edge of a flat bench with your feet planted firmly on the floor. 2. Grip the barbell behind your neck, with your palms facing forward. Your hands should be slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. 3. Lift the barbell up and hold it at shoulder level.

Proper Form

1. Keeping your elbows close to your head, inhale and press the barbell up until your arms are fully extended. 2. Exhale as you press the barbell up. 3. Hold for a brief moment and slowly lower the barbell to the starting position.

Breathing Technique

1. Inhale as you lower the barbell to the starting position. 2. Exhale as you press the barbell up.

Precautions

1. Make sure to keep your elbows close to your head throughout the movement. 2. Don't use too much weight as this can place too much strain on your shoulders. 3. Don't lock your elbows at the top of the movement.

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