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Military Press, Barbell, Seated

Type: Shoulder
The military press is an effective exercise for developing the deltoids, and is performed by pressing a bar overhead, extending the arms. Also known as the shoulder press, the overhead barbell press hits multiple muscles and will help develop big powerful shoulders. Below you'll find a video guide and step by step instructions that describes the correct technique for the barbell military press exercise.
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Upper Back

Military Press, Barbell, Seated Steps:

Step 1:
Sit with your back straight, holding a barbell at shoulder height, palms facing out.

Step 2:
Feet should be hip width apart.

Step 3:
Make sure to keep your back straight and look forwards.

Step 4:
Press the barbell up above the head by extending the elbows.

Step 5:
Pause briefly and lower the barbell back to the start position.

Top Tip:

Keep the torso upright when pressing the bar. Leaning backwards will strain the lower back. Tense the core to help stabilise your spine.
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