Seated Military Press

Free Weights / Intermediate

1 ratings

Equipment Needed

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Sitewide Performance

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  • 76.45 lb
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  • 205.00 lb
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Average Sitewide Seated Military Press Weight

  • 84.76 lb
    average weight
  • 205.00 lb
    best weight
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  • #81
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Average Male Seated Military Press Weight

  • 25.00 lb
    average weight
  • 40.00 lb
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  • 4
    times logged
  • #345
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Average Female Seated Military Press Weight

How to do the Seated Military Press :

Muscles Worked

Triceps secondary Shoulders primary Muscles diagram

Details

The seated military press is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the shoulders and to a lesser degree also targets the triceps ...more

The seated military press is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the shoulders and to a lesser degree also targets the triceps.

The only seated military press equipment that you really need is the following: barbell and flat bench. There are however many different seated military press variations that you can try out that may require different types of seated military press equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper seated military press form is easy with the step by step seated military press instructions, seated military press tips, and the instructional seated military press technique video on this page. The seated military press is a push exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the seated military press video, learn how to do the seated military press , and then be sure and browse through the seated military press workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Use a spotter to help lift the barbell onto your shoulders.
  2. Keep your feet planted flat on the ground and your abdominals tight throughout.

Variations

  1. If you do not have shoulder problems, alternate lowering the barbell behind the neck and in front of your shoulders.
  2. If you do not have back problems, perform this exercise while standing straight up.
  3. Use dumbbells instead of a barbell.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

1 Review

  • AaronV
    over 3 years ago
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    Eh, why not?

Equipment Needed

Tips

  1. Use a spotter to help lift the barbell onto your shoulders.
  2. Keep your feet planted flat on the ground and your abdominals tight throughout.

Variations

  1. If you do not have shoulder problems, alternate lowering the barbell behind the neck and in front of your shoulders.
  2. If you do not have back problems, perform this exercise while standing straight up.
  3. Use dumbbells instead of a barbell.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound