Exercise Ball French Press Video Guide

Exercise Profile

  • Strength
  • Exercise Ball
  • Isolation
  • Push
  • Intermediate
  • Abs
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Triceps Exercises Diagram Target Muscle Group

Exercise Ball French Press Instructions

  1. Set up for the exercise ball french press by sitting on an exercise ball with a barbell on your thighs.
  2. Grip the barbell with an overhand grip (palms facing down) at around 8-12 inches apart.
  3. Raise the barbell above your head. Tighten up your core muscles and straighten your back.
  4. Keep your eyes facing forwards. With your elbows facing forwards and remaining fixed, slowly lower the barbell back behind your head as far as possible.
  5. Pause, and then extend your arms to raise the barbell up.
  6. Do not lock your elbows out, and then lower the bar and repeat the movement.

Exercise Tips:

  1. Do not let your elbows flare out as your lower the barbell behind your head.
  2. Don't lock your elbows out at the top of movement.
  3. Keep your back straight and chest out by keeping your core muscles tight and tensed during the set.