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Floor Press With Dumbbells

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muscles:TricepsMuscle, Pectoralis MajorMuscle
auxiliary muscles:Serratus AnteriorMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle
required:Dumbbells (2)
optional:Fitness Mat
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (11)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • pick up a dumbbell with each hand
  • then you lay down with your back on the floor
  • also put your arms (triceps side) on the ground
  • your forearms are vertically to the ground
  • bend the legs and place the feet on the ground to stabilize the position
  • the palms of the hands point to the knees

Correct Execution

  • push the dumbbells up with strength
  • now the weights are arranged above your chest, your arms are almost fully stretched
  • do not let the weights wander above your head
  • head and back (avoid hollow-back) stay stable in a line and do not leave the ground
  • hold the dumbbells up for an instant
  • then let the weights sink down slowly until the upper arms are on the ground again
  • repeat the movement of the dumbbell exercise several times