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Standing press requires more of the stabilizing musculature than with the seated one. It should however be mentioned that a lot of people lack the required mobility in the shoulder joint to perform the standing press without going into lumbar hyperlordosis. While doing so you effectively exclude the musculature on the front of the abdomen and let the back ...
The standing shoulder press is far more beneficial than a sitting one. This is not to say that the sitting one is useless for people with limited mobility or who are trying to isolate just one muscle group. While standing, your body is able to activate the stabilizer muscles in your back as your arms extend upward. The use of the back support while doing ...
It would be better to do the seated bench press instead of the standing press if: you have problems with the standing press (based on Wingeer's answer), or you want to target the front shoulder without using any other muscles for aesthetic reasons (based on comments by Dave and Affe), or you want strong shoulders (based on Mike's answer)
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