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    I have a problem with military press I cannot get past 90lbs.
    My weight is 156lbs I can squat 160(5x),bench150(5x),bo row 140(5X),and deadlift 200(5x).Every week I add 5-10lbs per exercise.I use Bill Starrs 5x5 routine but I'm stuck military pressing only 90(3x). thanks for any advice

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    What else do you do for triceps and shoulders? Those could be your weak muscle and they are the primary movers in MP.
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    90pound dumbells or 90 pounds on a barbell? You could just be taxing the ever loving hell out of your shoulders which is why you're at a standstill on that exercise.
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    I do 3 sets of standing curls and 3 sets of weighted dips on Friday only. I use barbells
    Monday-Squats(5x5),barbell benchpress(5x5),Bo row(5x5.)
    Wed Squats(-20% Mondays weight)(5x5), Standing MILITARYPRESS (5x5). and Deadlift(5x5).
    Friday Squats (4x5),(1x3)(add-5lbs from Mondays last set),
    (1x8-same as 3rd set.Ido same for benchpress and BO row.
    Standing curls/Weighted dips(3x8) Agains thank you for the advice Joe
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    Is your lack of strength in the standing press in your core or shoulder/tricep?
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