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The Kettlebell Overhead Press - Part 1

Emily Friedel

What is it good for?

The kettlebell overhead press is the most straight-forward of all the overhead lifts and is great for the following:

  • Establishing good overhead lockout position
  • Establishing shoulder and core stability in overhead lockout
  • Developing shoulder and triceps strength or strength endurance
  • Getting the kettlebell overhead for a range of other exercises such and overhead lunges
  • Establishing the correct bell path for push presses and jerks
  • Providing an overhead pushing component in balanced training programming


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