Floor Press

Floor Press

Advanced/Intermediate: 3-3-3-3-3

95-105-115-125-135

The Floor Press is essentially a Bench Press minus the actual bench.  At the bottom of each rep, there will be a momentary pause before locking the bar out over the chest. The pause at the bottom of a Floor Press does two things; firstly it removes the stretch reflex normally present in Bench Pressing. This will produce a similar training effect as seen in Box Squats where the pause at the bottom forces your muscles to move the weight without the benefit of an elastic rebound.  Secondly, a slow and controlled Floor Press will protect your wrists and upper arms. That’s also pretty important..

As Many Rounds as Possible in 7 Minutes of:
15 Kettlebell Swings 1 pd
15 Box Jumps 20″

4 rounds + 15 KB

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