Since the dawn of man, there have been precious few simpler ways to build and/or measure strength. If you can strict press your body weight, you are officially strong. If you can't strict press at least half of your body weight, it's time to get to work. … [Read more...] about Pick it up. Put it over your head.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxbJ-n8fZY8] The Press (more commonly referred to as the Shoulder Press), along with the Push Press and Push Jerk, is one of our primary movements for building strength in the shoulder girdle. Full-range, over-head movements that completely open the shoulder are far superior to the bench press for athletic development and shoulder health. The primary movers are the delts, traps, and triceps; with strong stabilization from the rotator cuff, rhomboids, … [Read more...] about It’s 2011. Is the Bench Press still your primary upper body strength movement?