Shoulder Press Workout

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About the Shoulder Press Workout

Set up correctly, a pillar shoulder press workout is an awesome shoulder strength training workout

Not only is it shoulder joint friendly, but the shoulder press workout also creates ab stabilization and scapular stabilization at the same time. Both scapular and abdominal stabilization are often weak links in the overhead pressing movement. This leads to the shoulder, specifically the rotator cuff, becoming overused or injured.

Training overhead pressing in a plank position, automatically forces the scapula and abs to stabilize. Band resistance will be low but no worries. You will still get a great workout that will be very shoulder friendly.

Shoulder Press Workout Design

  • Alternating between right and left sides, perform 30 seconds of work followed by 30 seconds of rest.
  • Perform 12 total sets (6 each side) and rest for 2 minutes.
  • Choose another pillar press variation and repeat the same sequence. 
  • Perform 4 total rounds, always changing up the pillar press exercise variation.