Kettlebell Rack Push Press

The Kettlebell Rack Push Press is a great exercise for your shoulders. It involves starting the exercise in the rack position. You’ll need to cradle the bell between your forearm and upper arm. Make sure that it is pressed tightly against your body. Onnit has a great article on how to properly rack a kettlebell. Getting into the right position is of the utmost importance.

Exercise Demonstration

Video courtesy of Onnit

Once in the rack position, you’ll dip your hips downward and then thrust upwards. Use the momentum from the thrust to press the bell overhead. This will complete the exercise. I recommend reps of 8 for each arm. If you really want a full shoulder workout, use a kettlebell in each hand and perform the exercise.

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