Is it bad for your shoulders - wide grip shoulder press?
Is db shoulder press starting wide and then straightening arms bad for your shoulders?
Thread: wide grip shoulder press
10-09-2005, 03:52 AM #1
10-09-2005, 04:28 AM #2
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How wide are you talking about? I would think a wide grip is 2 to maybe 3 inches from a normal grip. I wouldn't think it should be bad.
As far as DB shoulder press is concerned; I start with the DBs close to me then once I have them up and come back down I use a wider range of motion."Comfort is the enemy of achievement." -- Farrah Gray"
10-09-2005, 04:49 AM #3
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10-09-2005, 07:14 AM #5
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i make sure i have that 90 deg angle between my upper and lower arm when my lower arm is perpedicular to the ground when doing db presses
i use that same spacing when i use a barbell.
too wide, not enough ROM, too close too much triceps involvement.
you could always try DD's reverse close grip EZ bar overhead incline presses! (yes, it's a real exercise )
10-09-2005, 11:29 AM #6
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