Tip: A New Way to Push Press

The barbell push press is a strength and power-building staple. Here's how to get even more out of it.

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This is a more power-oriented version of the landmine press, which complements the overhead push-press or acts as a substitute for those unable to push overhead due to injury or limitations.

Landmine Push Press

  1. Perform the concentric (pressing portion) as fast as you can.
  2. Use both your arm and legs together in a smooth and coordinated fashion to press.
  3. Lower the bar back down with deliberate control to set up for the next rep.

Set and rep recommendations: 4-6 sets x 3-5 reps per side.