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Floor Press

Key Points:

  • Lie down on a flat on ground with your elbows flared out at 45 degrees.

  • Extend your elbows out until they're almost straightened.

  • Bend your elbows back down to the floor and repeat.

Common Mistakes:

  • Hips coming off the ground.

  • Elbows flared at 90 degrees.

  • Wrists out of line with forearms.

Where you should 'feel it':

Primary Muscles:
Secondary Muscles:
Triceps, Shoulders
Muscle diagram with the following muscles highlighted Chest, Triceps, Shoulders

Similar Exercises

Lie with your back on the floor and knees bent, position your feet roughly hip width apart. Grab the dumbbells and extend your arms in front of your chest.

Bend your elbows until they are in contact with the floor, then press back up to the start position. Your elbows should be flared out at roughly 45 degrees. Keep your wrists aligned with your forearms throughout. Repeat for the desired amount of repetitions.

Avoid having your elbows flare out in line with the shoulders.

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