Overhead pressing is a movement we use frequently in every day life. There are three basic overhead lifts we do in the gym: the strict press, push press, and push jerk. Although the means of getting the barbell overhead is different in each lift the starting and ending positions are identical.
So what are the critical differences between the three lifts?
Strict Press – Pressing weight straight overhead from rack position without the use of your lower body.
Push Press – Pressing weight overhead from rack position using a DIP and DRIVE from the legs to accelerate the barbell upward.
Push Jerk – […] Read more