Barbell Floor Press

Free Weights / Beginner

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell
  • Exercise Mat

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

  • All
  • Male
  • Female
  • 55.10 lb
    average weight
  • 185.00 lb
    best weight
  • 9
    times logged
  • #663
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Barbell Floor Press Weight

  • 127.81 lb
    average weight
  • 185.00 lb
    best weight
  • 3
    times logged
  • #514
    popularity rank

Average Male Barbell Floor Press Weight

  • 17.17 lb
    average weight
  • 95.00 lb
    best weight
  • 6
    times logged
  • #811
    popularity rank

Average Female Barbell Floor Press Weight

How to do the Barbell Floor Press:

Muscles Worked

Forearms secondary Triceps secondary Middle back secondary Chest primary Muscles diagram

Details

The barbell floor press is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the chest and to a lesser degree also targets the forearms, triceps and middle back ...more

The barbell floor press is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the chest and to a lesser degree also targets the forearms, triceps and middle back.

The only barbell floor press equipment that you really need is the following: barbell and exercise mat. There are however many different barbell floor press variations that you can try out that may require different types of barbell floor press equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper barbell floor press form is easy with the step by step barbell floor press instructions, barbell floor press tips, and the instructional barbell floor press technique video on this page. The barbell floor press is a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the barbell floor press video, learn how to do the barbell floor press, and then be sure and browse through the barbell floor press workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Bend knees to where your body is firmly planted on the ground and stabilized.
  2. Be sure to breathe properly. Once upper arms touch ground push weight back up, do not rest arms on ground.

Variations

  1. Instead of placing feet on ground, cross feet in the air.
  2. Dumbbells can be used instead of a barbell.
  3. Adjust grip width to target different chest and arm muscles.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell
  • Exercise Mat

Tips

  1. Bend knees to where your body is firmly planted on the ground and stabilized.
  2. Be sure to breathe properly. Once upper arms touch ground push weight back up, do not rest arms on ground.

Variations

  1. Instead of placing feet on ground, cross feet in the air.
  2. Dumbbells can be used instead of a barbell.
  3. Adjust grip width to target different chest and arm muscles.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation