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Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD
Sully discusses why and how the press meets the requirements of a barbell prescription for the aging adult.
Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC
All other things being equal, it is the rep that arrives at the sticking point with the greatest speed on the bar that is most likely to succeed. It is for you, the athlete, to make that happen.
Jonathon M. Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC
Instead of allowing the hip thrust to drive the shoulders forward under the bar, the elbow drop pulls the bar away from the shoulder. This will not end well.
Use this simple cue to optimize the setup and the bar path of the overhead press.
Optimize your forearm angle and elbow position for a stronger press and bench.