I get asked the same question a lot…Do I go overhead with overhead athletes?
The answer is yes, but not in the way many would think.
We don’t ever use a barbell to overhead press and rarely use a dumbbell, but we will use the Landmine to get some vertical pressing.
But my favorite might be the Kettlebell Bottoms Up Press. Phenomenal overhead pressing variation for overhead athletes for a lot of reasons.
- facilitate the rotator cuff
- teaches the core and shoulder to work as a unit
- typically pain free even for people that have pain pressing overhead
- improved grip strength
If you are looking for more volleyball strength and conditioning info, much more than just upper body pressing, then check out my FREE 11 Tips for Volleyball Performance!
You can grab a copy HERE!