Standing military press, belt or no belt ?

Discussion in 'Training' started by jks1, Sep 6, 2017.

  1. FLEXjs

    FLEXjs TID Board Of Directors

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    Same as this for me too. And I never wear a belt for anything except heavy squats and heavy deadlifts.

    Mrs Flex does standing barbell presses though and she doesn't wear a belt either. Her Max is about 80lbs for 1-3 reps.
     
  2. Snake

    Snake VIP Member

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    Seated, with belt for old guys like me!
    Take care of your low back now; you'll be glad you did.
    My compliments of your avatar!
    Serge Nubret, great aesthetically pleasing , old school
     
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  3. BackAtIt

    BackAtIt Senior Member

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    Good night!...The title alone sounds excruciating!!!!...I've tried my old seated military presses and it feels like an elephant is standing on my shoulders! (and that's with the bar only!)....Couldn't imagine standing!!!....:eek:o_O
     
  4. BrotherIron

    BrotherIron TID Board Of Directors

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    Personally, I don't use a belt for any assisted lifts.
     

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