Bench Press & Overhead Press: Same Day or Separate Strategies?

A Muscular Man Putting a Weight Plate onto a Barbell

There are probably no two better push-based exercises than the overhead press and the bench press. So, if you want to get a bigger and stronger upper body these two movements are a must. However, you’ll typically find that one lift can be impacted by the other. This generally means that the exercise you’re doing … Read more

What’s the Ideal Bench Press to Overhead Press Ratio? (Revealed!)

Bench Press to Overhead Press Ratio

So, you’re looking to find out the ideal bench press to overhead press ratio. Both are fantastic compound exercises that will really test your pressing muscles. Plus, in the main, we can all typically bench press more weight than we can overhead press. With that being said, some of us find that the two lifts … Read more

Should You Arch Your Back When Shoulder Pressing? (3 Things You Should Know)

Should You Arch Your Back When Shoulder Pressing

So, you want to know whether you should arch your back when shoulder pressing. An arch of the back is typically viewed as acceptable when you bench press. This is probably due to the fact that you are supporting much of the weight with a bench. However, there is no such “support” when you should … Read more

Why Do I Feel Shoulder Press in My Lats? (4 Factors to Consider)

Why Do I Feel Shoulder Press in My Lats

Have you ever asked, “Why Do I Feel Shoulder Press in My Lats?” You’d expect to feel your shoulders and your triceps working hard during the shoulder press. So, it’s perfectly natural to experience some soreness in these muscles. However, many people complain of lat soreness after presses, which seems to go against the grain. … Read more