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Barbell Floor Press 101 Video Tutorial

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Barbell Floor Press
Barbell Floor Press

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Abs

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Push

Required Equipment

Barbell

Fitness Level

Beginner

Variations

Alternatives

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The barbell floor press is an exercise that targets the abdominal muscles, particularly the rectus abdominis or six-pack muscles. It is performed by lying on the floor with your knees bent and your feet flat on the ground A barbell is then placed across your chest, just below your collarbones. You then lower the bar to your stomach, keeping your elbows close to your sides, and then press it back up to the starting position. This exercise can be performed for multiple sets of repetitions, with a weight that is challenging but not too heavy.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

EQUIPMENT

Barbell

EXECUTION

Compound

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

EQUIPMENT

Dumbbell

EXECUTION

Isolation

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate