Standing military press with barbell

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Primary target:
Shoulders (Deltoids)
Secondary target:
Back (Trapezius), Arms (Triceps)
Difficulty:
(6/10)
Equipment required:
How many reps should I do?
What weight should I use?

Techniques

To perform the Standing military press with barbell safely, please follow these steps:
  1. Start by standing up straight, knees slightly bent
  2. Your hands should be just wider than shoulder width on the bar
  3. First raise the bar up onto your chest. 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