Barbell Cycling Strategies: Shoulder to Overhead
Written by Nichole DeHart

Last week we analyzed movement variations of barbell cycling when the event calls for a Snatch. Today we take a look at cycling Shoulder to Overhead.

There are really only two types of barbell cycling when a shoulder to overhead is stipulated as the movement standard: Push Press or Push/Power Jerk. We can rule out the shoulder press because no athlete should be strict pressing in a timed workout – unless the movement standard requires it. There may be times in which the athlete will need to split jerk a heavy shoulder to overhead,