Seated military press with barbell

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Primary target:
Back (Trapezius)
Secondary target:
Shoulders (Deltoids), Arms (Triceps)
Difficulty:
(6/10)
Equipment required:
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Techniques

To perform the Seated military press with barbell safely, please follow these steps:
  1. Start by sitting on the bench with the barbell resting on your legs
  2. Place your hands on the bar a few inches wider than your shoulder width
  3. Now slowly raise the bar above your head until your arms are almost straight, avoid locking your elbows
  4. Slowly lower the bar behind your head until the bar is an inch away from your lower neck
  5. Now raise the bar back up above your head until your arms are straight but elbows not locked
  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 until you can no longer maintain the correct technique

Alternatives