CrossFit – Thursday, June 20th, 2019

5 Tips to Bust Through an Overhead Press Plateau

Are you dedicated to your overhead press? Making sure you’re getting in upper body compound exercises that aren’t just the bench press? Are you sure your form is beautiful—tight core, tight quads, tight glutes? That’s awesome! And yet, has your overhead press stopped moving up in weight, or (even more dreaded) started moving down in weight, no matter how much work you put in? Significantly less awesome.

Fortunately, there are quite a few ways to bust through your overhead press plateau. From rest and recovery (sorry!) to power cleans, there is a wide array of plateau-busting methods to try.

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