What Do You Press?

Posted on Friday, February 5th, 2016 by John Wood

“What Do You Press?” means something much different today than it did several decades back. It’s a shame, the overhead press is a much better exercise for building upper-body strength than the much more popular bench press.

Are there any bodybuilders today even half as strong as John Grimek? What’s more, does anyone lift in wingtips anymore? Here’s John Grimek performing a continental & press with 285 pounds.

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