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Barbell Shoulder Press
Cables or Dumbell: I would recommend you consider doing all overhead presses and pulldowns in front of you rather than behind. Also try and keep a firm neutral spine posture to prevent secondary spine issues. Dumbells allow greater freedom of motion and allow you to build some secondary stabilizers. Using isolateral cables may also let you achieve similar results. ...Read more
Bands: You may try some band work depending on your reasons for stopping overhead press. With this you are working your back and arms. Resistance bands can help this as well. May also consider adding rows, pull backs/pull a parts and pull downs. ...Read more
Military presses: Military presses etc. should cause you no trouble if you don't overdo things. At 15 you are getting closer to reaching your maximum height - usually between age 15-18. Have your pediatrician send you a copy of your growth curves - you are most likely to be on the curve or a bit taller. You should only be concerned if you are growing below the curve. ...Read more
I was doing shoulder press (machine) and i felt pain under my armpit, i stopped workout (20 days back). can u help about my condition?
Difficult to say: Arm pit pain can be rather difficult to diagnose. You wouldn't expect a muscular injury in that region from shoulder press, but the underlying shoulder joint and deep shoulder stabilizers could have been injured. If you still have symptoms 3 wks out, you better get checked out. ...Read more
Is legs and shoulder workout may stop height (squats, shoulder press , leg press ) im 18 years old?
Does doing dead lifts, bench press, squat, shoulder press on daily basis increase testosterone levels? As all include spine activity!
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