military press


Definition of military press

Examples of military press in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The video shows Dan ripping off a series of military presses with a large bag of kitty litter. Scott Ostler,, 15 Apr. 2020 But doing things like bench press, incline press, military press, or pull-ups with poor technique and/or too much weight can place tremendous strain on the ligaments and muscles that keep the shoulder in place. Jay Willis, GQ, 23 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of military press

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Military press.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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