Military Press

Exercise Tips

  • Do not arch your back
  • Keep knees slightly bent

Military Press

This exercise targets your shoulders and provides a low cardio benefit. It also works your triceps.

Muscle Group

Deltoids (Shoulders), Triceps


2 Days a Week to
4 Days a Week


Elastic Band

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Deltoids (Shoulders), Triceps

Equipment: Elastic Band

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 4 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Portable Elastic Band Exercises – Shoulders

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, one leg in front of the other. Grab an exercise band with both hands and step on the middle with your back foot. Make sure the bands are equal on both sides. Palms facing out, place your hands next to your shoulders, elbows pointing to the floor. The bands should be behind your body.

  1. 1 Pulling on the bands, raise your arms up above your head until your hands almost touch.
  2. 2 Slowly return your arms
    to starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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