Because I am always eager to learn from people stronger than me, here is an awesome guest post with practical tips on how to increase your ever lagging Overhead Press. I found it really helpful as John shares his training frequency, sets & reps and some tips you may haven’t considered yet. Update 14.01.2015: In the […]
Have you watched Mark Rippetoe’s updated Press instruction video? This is how he teaches it in the Starting Strength Vol 3 Press chapter. reach hip forward without any spinal movement press up get under the bar I have to say that I am not a fan of this method. Even though he emphasizes to avoid motion […]
Oh, and while we’re talking Dan Green today … How about a 143kg (315 lbs) Strict Press at 100kg bodyweight?
Seems like Zydrunas Savickas is putting up new log press world records every competition he enters. 217.5kg at the 2012 Strongman Champions Leage Holland The Krachtsport YouTube Channel has more videos from the event. Update: Different Angle
Paul Carter wrote a post on overhead pressing. One of the points he made was getting the biceps involved in the movement. Because Paul can probably overhead press me for 50+ reps or so I thought this tip was worth sharing. More muscle recruitment = more stabilization of the movement. To clarify his point he […]
Paul Carter hits 225 lbs on the strict snatch grip behind the neck press a.k.a. Klokov Press. Oh, and also 315 lbs incline bench press for 11.
Here is a warm up drill to mobilize your shoulders for the overhead position. Matt Wichlinski’s shoulder warm up Sots Press drill. From: Matt Wichlinski’s Training Compilation
Blast from the past. Just read through Charles Poliquin’s article on the Military Press. David Rigert with a 203kg Press at the 1971 Friendship Cup
Kevin Cornell is is back with another how to video. This time it’s How to do a behind the neck Snatch Grip Military Press. You probably have seen Dmitry Klokov doing it in this video. 2-3 sets of 10 reps, keep it light Klokov with 110kg