How to Barbell Shoulder Press
Barbell Shoulder Press Benefits
- Barbell shoulder press is one of the most basic movements to develop and strengthen shoulder muscles. Although the focus of this exercise is on the front shoulder muscles, it is a popular movement that is frequently used in workouts to strengthen the upper body.
- Barbell shoulder press action is effective to build up strength, but if you start this exercise without warming up or with excess weight, you can cause injury. Before starting exercise, always apply warm-up and stretching movements to your shoulder muscles and start by choosing a weight according to your fitness level.
Muscles Worked in the Barbell Shoulder Press
Target - Anterior Deltoid
Synergists - Supraspinatus
Synergists - Triceps
Synergists - Lateral Deltoid
Synergists - Trapezius
Synergists - Serratus Anterior
Stabilizers - Levatos Scapula