Pressing parallel

I was just thimking about how many ways there are to press a weight

You can press it overhead from a standing position.

You can bench press it.

You can do a machine press sitting down.

In fact, you can even press parallel sitting down on a machine.

However, when you are on a machine it’s doing the stabiliaztion and balance for you.

Can you get strong using machines?

Of course you can!

The bad part is you give up a lot just to move more weight.

So here’s a way to press parallel to the floor without giving up working on your vital stabilization and balance while you are building strength.

Try this one. A picture is worth a thousand words!

Coach D (941) 228-8341

Published by ironcave1

I was the owner of the Cave, a strength-based, veteran-owned, unconventional coaching facility, which closed on May 31, 2022 after almost 12 years. My full focus is now on bringing our steelclub and mace training called Mace Fit out to the public. Follow us at and @2slingsteel.

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