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Seated Behind-Neck BB Shoulder Press


#1

From what I read they are a great exercise if you don't go to low.

I have always done them on the Smith Machine though.

Do most of you do them on the SM also?


#2

[quote]hit the gym wrote:
From what I read they are a great exercise if you don’t go to low.

I have always done them on the Smith Machine though.

Do most of you do them on the SM also?[/quote]

I’ve done them standing, seated, and in the smith. Great exercise if your built for them. I like to do these for a higher rep range, with a wide® grip in the smith.


#3

i normally don’t have a spotter. a power cage would have been the best but my gym doesn’t have any.

We do have a squat rack with pins though, maybe its possible to do my Shoulder Presses in there?


#4

[quote]hit the gym wrote:
i normally don’t have a spotter. a power cage would have been the best but my gym doesn’t have any.

We do have a squat rack with pins though, maybe its possible to do my Shoulder Presses in there?[/quote]

Yes.

I actually do a lot of standing presses. To the front though. These are the King of upper body pressing exercises. That’s another thread though :slight_smile:


#5

thanks


#6

They are great for building shoulder strength. That being said you gotta be careful because the risk of injury is higher.
(again) That being said, dont be a pussy, lift em hard and heavy. Your shoulders with thank you.


#7

i agree with dixiesfinest, i’ve found out that seated bb shoulder press is good for building strength. I like doing it behind the neck too, because i feel it involves the posterior deltoid a little more. Also, i don’t want to say it’s better than standing, but seated allows you to put on more weight.