Military Press / Shoulder Press / Overhead Press
Barbell Standing Close Grip Military Press / Benefits
- Barbell military 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 military 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.
Many of the movements that work the same muscle group may look alike, but they focus on different parts of the muscles because they are at different angles. If you want to build better muscle specifically, keep in mind that it is more beneficial to include exercises that focus on different aspects to your training program.
Muscles Worked in the Close Grip Military Press
Target - Anterior Deltoid
Synergists - Supraspinatus
Synergists - Triceps
Synergists - Lateral Deltoid
Synergists - Trapezius
Synergists - Serratus Anterior
Stabilizers - Levatos Scapula