Smith Behind Neck Press

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Smith Behind Neck Press

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on bench with bar positioned behind shoulders. Grasp bar with wide overhand grip. Disengage bar by rotating bar back.

Execution

Press bar upward until arms are extended overhead. Lower bar behind neck and repeat.

Comments

Range of motion will be compromised if grip is too wide.

Classification

 Utility: Basic
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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