when you guys military press..

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  1. Kirk Hinrich

    Kirk Hinrich New Member

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    do you lower the bar in front or behind your neck?
     
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    Merit83 Your mama was a snowblower!

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    in front for me, i always hit my head when i do it behind :hsugh:
     
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    Military Press:
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    Behind-The-Neck Press:
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    behind the neck = shoulder nightmare
     
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    u come down that far when you do that lift?
     
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    yep... and I dont go that high... the top part of that lift is all triceps
     
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    i feel the tension come off my delts at about my mouth
     
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    i prefer behind the neck, its a better challenge
     
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    no shoulder pressing for me :hs:
     
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    you guys should try Bradford Presses

    crazy should workout
     
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    Merit83 Your mama was a snowblower!

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    I go to the top of my chest, let it sit right above it then push back up almost to lock out and repeat.
     
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    bye bye rotator cuffs:wtc:

    I do my push pressing and military the same way Lou Ferrigno did in Pumping iron.
     
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    I hate seated BB shoulder press.

    I do standing military presses, that shit is a core workout too :o
     
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    I take it to about my chin, and stop about 2-3 inches before lockout
     
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    really? i always thought it puts unneccessary stress on your shoulders if you bring it down that low, i go just below the chin, is that too high?
     
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    also how far on behind the neck presses, all the way to the traps? i go jsut below the ears when i look at the mirror
     
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    The only time I have ever hurt my shoulders in the gym was doing behind the neck press. It has taken me almost 2 years to get my left shoulder ALMOST back to normal.
     
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    I usually do heavy military style and light behind the neck, but I wouldn't really call it behind the neck since I only lower it to mid skull.
     
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    front
     
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    i go front and let the bar touch my upper chest.
     
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    go to the middle of your head only
     
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    front for me
     
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    DCyamaha O-line found

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    i don't think you're supposed to go that low. I always go to where the arms are parallel to the ground, then back up.

    but ihave small delts, so what do i know [​IMG]
     
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