Quality criteria for this movement:
Quality criteria are a series of boxes that must be ticked to ensure good quality, safe, efficient and effective movement. These criteria don’t cover the start, mid and end points of a repetition, but the quality of what happens between these points. For optimal movement patterns, only repetitions that meet these criteria should be counted.
- Ribs locked down with no extension of lower back.
- Straight bar path with chin tucked back.
- Bar locked over upper back, not head.Symmetrical press.