3. Barbell Push Press
Works: Shoulders, Chest, Triceps, Core, GlutesSet a bar chest height at a squat rack (not shown). Using an overhead grip, place hands shoulder-width apart, gripping bar firmly, and step away from rack. Bend your knees slightly and explosively drive upward through your heels, pushing the barbell up and extending your arms overhead; keep abs tight and weight centered over heels. Return barbell to front of shoulders, keeping both elbows pointed forward while bending knees slightly. Repeat for 8 reps. Tip: Tighten your abs as you push upward, keeping your spine in a neutral position.