Dumbbell floor press

The dumbbell floor press is a multijoint pressing exercise performed lying on the floor. It can be performed either with the knees bent or flat. The floor press limits the range of motion you would achieve with a regular dumbbell bench press, but still targets the chest, triceps, and anterior delts. This allows you to press more weight than in a dumbbell bench press, and perhaps put less stress on the shoulders.


  1. Pressing from the floor with a neutral grip can take the stress off the shoulder joint
  2. Can overload and focus on building triceps strength and bench press lockout strength
  3. Takes your legs out of the movement, giving all the responsibility to your core and upper body
  4. Builds chest and triceps size and strength

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