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Barbell Floor Press

Angle-Based Images: Barbell Floor Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Floor Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Floor Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Floor Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Floor Press Video
Barbell Floor Press: Step 1
Step 1 Lie with your back flat against the floor. Grab a barbell off a squat rack or have a partner hand you the barbell and hold it with a wide overhand grip, just beyond shoulder-width. Raise the bar up overhead, bringing it above your chest with arms fully extended.
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Barbell Floor Press: Step 2
Step 2 Extend arms upward, keeping the elbows locked. Pause. Slowly lower the barbell until your elbows are resting on the ground. Repeat for prescribed number of reps.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Be sure to squeeze the working muscles at the top of the movement.

Be sure to exhale during the pushing motion.

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