The standing barbell shoulder press is a compound movement used to build size and strength in the shoulders. The shoulder press can be trained as a strength lift or in traditional muscle-building rep ranges as part of full-body, shoulder-focused, or upper-body training.
Builds serious shoulder strength
Triceps, core, upper back, and legs help move and stabilize the barbell
Beneficial in multiple rep ranges
Can be performed with a neutral grip if more comfortable for shoulders