Target: front and mid-shoulders
Why it works: Using a neutral grip avoids placing vertical pressure on the vulnerable part of the shoulder joint. This move starts the workout with a big, mass-moving exercise when the most energy is available for the greatest muscle fatigue.
- Brace your core and keep your lower back unstressed.
- Keep your palms facing each other.
- Press up explosively.
- Pause at the top to stabilise the weight.