overhead press


overhead press
An exercise in which a weight is lifted with the arms, which are straightened vertically over ones head.

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  • press — I [[t]prɛs[/t]] v. t. 1) to act upon with steadily applied weight or force 2) to move by weight or force in a certain direction or into a certain position 3) to compress or squeeze, as to alter in shape or size 4) to subject to pressure 5) to… …   From formal English to slang

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  • Military press — The military press is a variation of the overhead press weight training exercise using very strict form. The military press targets the deltoid muscles in the shoulders as well as the triceps. Additionally, it works the core and legs, which the… …   Wikipedia

  • University Press of Kentucky — The University Press of Kentucky (UPK) is the scholarly publisher for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and was organized in 1969 as successor to the University of Kentucky Press. The university had sponsored scholarly publication since 1943. In 1949 …   Wikipedia


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