Despite being used by icons from different sects of the lifting community, such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, four-time World’s Strongest Man Zydrunas Savickas, and world champion Olympic lifter Dimitri Klokov, the behind-the-neck-press is still shunned by the masses.

Many people think lifting a loaded barbell behind your head is asking for a shoulder injury, but like most exercises, whether or not you can or should do them isn’t a “yes” or “no” answer—it depends.

Three men working out during there lunch break in the gym with different exercises

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