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2009/07/15 20:19:56 (permalink)

military press

when doing hang cleans & presses, have issues with the last part (military press)
i find myself reclining backwards to be able to push the barbell above me
should i be standing straight with arched back at all time? am i using too much weight?

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    Owen
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    Re:military press 2009/07/15 20:22:58 (permalink)
    Lower the weight. You'll have unnecassary strains on your lower back.

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    Re:military press 2009/07/15 20:28:32 (permalink)
    as above

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    Re:military press 2009/07/16 16:39:47 (permalink)
    yep, lower the weight.
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    jack.bauer
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    Re:military press 2009/07/18 21:51:05 (permalink)
    thanks
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    iaink
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    Re:military press 2009/07/18 21:58:42 (permalink)
    Depends on the degree of 'lean'. A little leaning back is good. You then push your upper body forward as you press and get under the bar.

    Excessive lean followed by an ill timed pressing action on the other hand isn't a great habit

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    Chill Trojan
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    Re:military press 2009/07/18 23:08:16 (permalink)
    the only thing taht should móve  is ur chin to allow bar to pass
    maintain good posture throughout
    perhaps a slight lean on last reps is acceptible
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    Re:military press 2009/07/19 02:21:49 (permalink)
    dinit bend your back marrakesh
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    Re:military press 2009/07/19 11:06:14 (permalink)
    sit down and do it

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    Re:military press 2009/07/19 19:46:04 (permalink)
    No need to move your chin or make any adjustments at the end of the set. Learn an efficient movement pattern for overhead work and it will stand you in good stead.

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