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Raise the Bar – Virtuosity in the Shoulder Press. 8/10/15

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CrossFit Algiers – CrossFit

The shoulder press is usually the least weight of any of the “big” lifts we do at CrossFit Algiers. It can be a frustrating lift, because numbers go up slowly. But efficient technique can make a big difference in your ability to move weight overhead. Work on your positioning, and get your Monday started off right by pushing a heavy barbell over your head. It’s a pretty good metaphor for dominating whatever other challenges you’ll face this week. Here are some resources to help you out.
http://crossfitwatchcity.com/3-tips-improve-strict-shoulder-press/
http://www.crossfit.com/journal/library/PushpressJan03.pdf
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnBmiBqp-AI

Warm-up

5-10-15 burpees/kbs/jumping jacks x 2

Unbreakable shoulder flow – ring swings/high froggers/plank walks/crab walks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NYiC8mG-Us

Review shoulder press technique and practice with unloaded barbell.

Weightlifting

Shoulder Press (3-3-3-3-3-3)

Skill instruction

10 minutes to work on specific goals or mobility issues.

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