- 08-16-2012, 10:23 AM
- 08-16-2012, 10:39 AM
I love military press I do 225x10(3) I weight 220lbs. it its one of my main lifts I do
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08-16-2012, 10:42 AM
I do the military press. I feel it should always be done standing though.
Last workout I did 145 x 5. I had more in the tank, I would guess I could have done about 7 reps, but I am saving my max outs for my "3" and "5-3-1" workouts and trying to just do my prescribed reps on the "5" and "deload" days. I am a rather weak presser and am much stronger in pulling and legs.
08-16-2012, 11:21 AM
I do the standing press, not military press. For it to be a military press your heels have to be touching. Most people say they do military press when in reality they are doing a standing press with their feet shoulder width apart.
08-16-2012, 12:27 PM
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08-16-2012, 01:20 PM
My problem with doing them seated is they lose a lot of functionality. I have never in my life had to lift something heavy over my head while seated.
08-16-2012, 01:39 PM
Right, but seated shoulder press us far more taxing on the shoulders, which is better of that is what one is going for. All depends on goalsOriginally Posted by boogyman
08-16-2012, 02:19 PM
Seated shoulder press is far more taxing on your kinetic chain. Terrible exercise imoOriginally Posted by uvawahoowa
08-16-2012, 02:20 PM
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08-16-2012, 02:31 PM
Well its far easier to have bad technique on seated as opposed to standing pressOriginally Posted by Rodja
08-16-2012, 02:34 PM
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08-16-2012, 08:17 PM
Well crap guess I don't do military press after all just shoulder pressOriginally Posted by SLW2
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08-16-2012, 08:25 PM
Same for flat bench press. How often do you have a flat back when pushing something? Usually you lean forward like the incline bench position. That doesn't mean it's dumb to do flat bench though.Originally Posted by boogyman
08-16-2012, 08:51 PM
I also think standing presses have more importance than the benchpress.
08-16-2012, 10:16 PM
08-16-2012, 10:18 PM
I know what you mean but I'm saying I push things often at work and dont just do incline bench know what I meanOriginally Posted by boogyman
08-16-2012, 10:28 PM
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08-17-2012, 01:27 AM
I do them a lot. Mostly seated bb press.
I usually start at 135 and work up to 215x10. I do 4 working sets
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