The Right Way to Overhead Press - Dr. O's Five Pillar Exercises

August 2, 2017

Working on building your shoulders? In this video, Dr. Brett Osborn explains the right way to perform the overhead press, a staple upper body exercise.

Approach the bar and grasp it with an overhand grip, a little wider than shoulder width apart. Hold it chest high, right below your chin, to prepare to perform the movement. Inhale, contract your abs and press the bar overhead in a single, continuous movement. Slowly lower the bar back to the starting position, making sure to keep your elbows close to your body as it passes in front of your face.

Dr. Brett Osborn

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