Bradford Press

Free Weights / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell

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bradford press is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the shoulders ...more

bradford press is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the shoulders.

The only bradford press equipment that you really need is the following: barbell. There are however many different bradford press variations that you can try out that may require different types of bradford press equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper bradford press form is easy with the step by step bradford press instructions, bradford press tips, and the instructional bradford press technique video on this page. bradford press is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the bradford press video, learn how to do the bradford press, and then be sure and browse through the bradford press workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Your grip should be wider than shoulder width. The angle between the forearm and upper arm should be at 90 degrees as the barbell is lowered.
  2. Keep your eyes facing forward while performing the exercise.

Variations

  1. If you want to put more stress on the shoulders, lift the bar only until it is slightly above your head and lower it to the opposite side.

Other Names

  • Rocky Press
  • Rainbow Press

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

1 Review

  • KenRussellJR
    almost 6 years ago
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    Great exercise for overall shoulder strength and mobility.

Equipment Needed

  • Barbell

Tips

  1. Your grip should be wider than shoulder width. The angle between the forearm and upper arm should be at 90 degrees as the barbell is lowered.
  2. Keep your eyes facing forward while performing the exercise.

Variations

  1. If you want to put more stress on the shoulders, lift the bar only until it is slightly above your head and lower it to the opposite side.

Other Names

  • Rocky Press
  • Rainbow Press

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound