“X” PRESS (PARTIAL REPS)

Written by Russ Howe PTI, and most recently updated 4 days ago.

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VIDEO DEMO:


EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. SETUP: Support your back with a bench at a 90* angle, keep your shoulders pinned back and chest puffed out.
  2. LIFT: Push the weights straight up and down, focusing entirely on the mid-range of the rep.
  3. TIP: By staying in this mid-range, we stay within the portion of the rep where we are WEAKEST. Therefore, be ready for this to burn like hell.

MUSCLES WORKED BY THIS EXERCISE:

  • Shoulders (Front Delts, Middle Delts)
DUMBBELL LATERAL RAISE

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