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How To Do a Seated Military Press

Watch more Weight Training Exercises videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to do a seated military press correctly with these easy instructions. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Hold barbell at chest height Hold the barbell at chest height with your hands slightly wider than shoulder width apart. Step 2: Sit down Carefully sit down, pressing your butt and shoulders back into the chair and positioning your feet flat on the floor. Tip To target more torso muscles, sit on a bench or inflatable exercise ball—just make sure to use a lighter weight. Step 3: Press barbell up overhead Keep your head back as you press the barbell up overhead until your arms are nearly straight. Step 4: Lower bar Slowly lower the bar back to your chest. Tip Use a spotter to relieve you of the barbell after you finish a set, otherwise you may end up stuck in your seat. Step 5: Repeat Do three sets of eight reps to start, and add weight as you get stronger. Given the rigor of this lift, that shouldn't take too long. Did You Know? It's called a military press because you're supposed to keep your back straight and your chest out.
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