Exercises With Barbell

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Best 9 Exercises With Barbell

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Barbell Military Press
Barbell Military Press

Barbell Military Pres

Barbell Military Press is a strength exercise that works your traps, deltoids and front deltoids and is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your neck, shoulders, upper back and upper body. It requires barbell to do.

How to do Barbell Military Press

  • To begin this exercise; start off by taking a weighted barbell and having it pushed up against your chest with your palms faced outward.

  • Keeping the barbell in place, raise it over your head with locked arms and keep for a couple seconds gripping your neck and shoulders firmly.

  • Go back to the starting spot.

  • Repeat this exercise for as many repetitions as required.

Barbell Hack Squat
Barbell Hack Squat
Barbell Hack Squat

Barbell Hack Squat

Barbell Hack Squat is a strength exercise that works your quadriceps and is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your hips, legs, lower body and upper legs. It requires barbell to do.

How to do Barbell Hack Squat

  • The barbell hack squat exercise is a variation of the basic squat that focuses more on strengthening and building the quad muscles

  • Start off by placing a barbell on the floor just behind your legs, standing with your feet shoulder width apart and your toes pointing forward

  • Keeping the foot tightly planted on the floor reach forward and grab the barbell from behind with the overhand handle.

  • Lift the barbell by spreading your shoulders and thighs, be vigilant not to lock your knees.

  • Squat down until the legs are parallel to the floor and keep the pose for a count.

  • Slowly lift yourself up to starting point.

  • Repeat with as many reps and sets as needed.

Barbell Clean
Barbell Clean
Barbell Clean

Barbell Clean

Barbell Clean is a strength exercise that works your traps, hamstrings, deltoids, quadriceps and side deltoids and is a great challenging move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your buttocks, hips, legs, lower body, neck, shoulders, upper back, upper body and upper legs. It requires barbell to do.

How to do Barbell Clean

  • To begin this exercise; start off with a weighted barbell right in front of your shins with a overhand grip.

  • Bend forward at the knees with the back upright, chest forward and eyes faced forward and step forward on the barbell with the pushing power from your feet.

  • Extend forward across the elbows and thighs in a leaping motion to move the bar upward.

  • Much of the energy will be pushed by the original movement from the legs and hips with a gentle tug from the body.

  • Once you are completely stretched and erect, stretch the arms with the elbows and lower yourself back enabling the barbell to roll up your forearms to land on your palms and neck in a complete squat stance.

  • Hold yourself in the full squat stance before you have complete power of the barbell.

  • Instead lift yourself forward on your feet into an erect stance with your back straight with chest down.

  • Repeat this exercise for as many repetitions as needed

Barbell Romanian Deadlift
Barbell Romanian Deadlift

Barbell Romanian Deadlift

Barbell Romanian Deadlift is a strength exercise that works your hamstrings, glutes and spinal erectors and is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your . It requires barbell to do.

How to do Barbell Romanian Deadlift

  • The romanian deadlift movement is identical to the standard deadlift but varies as you hold your legs straight during the routine and carry the bar all the way to the ground with each attempt.

  • Start out by setting a barbell in front of your foot on the field and gripping the barbell with a grip a little broader than shoulder-width apart.

  • Bend your legs slightly, leaving your shoulders and back level.

  • Lift the bar straight up focusing on using the hands while you rise.

  • If you are standing the bar will be leaning on your thighs.

  • Drop the bar to the floor with a gentle curve in the legs flexing your shoulders out for support.

  • Repeat with as many reps and sets as needed.

Barbell Squat
Barbell Squat

Barbell Squat

Barbell Squat is a strength exercise that works your quadriceps and spinal erectors and is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your hips, legs, lower back, lower body and upper legs. It requires barbell to do.

How to do Barbell Squat

  • The barbell squat is used for building muscle mass, strengthening up the quads and is one of the main power exercises.

  • To begin this exercise, set up a bar with the amount of weight that you would like to perform on a squat rack.

  • Lift the bar off of the rack and put the weight such that it is balanced upon the traps.

  • Holding your eyes elevated and facing upward, gently bent at the elbows and move back your shoulders then drop your body gradually to the floor.

  • Slowly drop your body so your quads are parallel to the ground then keep for a count sensing a relaxation in your muscles.

  • Go back up to the starting point and replicate for as many reps and sets as needed.

  • Tips :

  • We recommend using a squat rack to help you when performing this exercise unless you are going to perform the squat with a very low weight.

  • While holding your eyes facing straight and slightly backward, it can enable you avoid from arching your neck.

  • Tightening your abs will help keep the strain off of your back.

  • Before you start using a heavy weight, make sure your back is strong enough to handle the pressure. Perform dead lifts and supermans.

  • It is necessary to be sure that you are sturdy enough that your back is able to withstand adequate support from the weight laid upon your body.

  • Perform deadlifts and superman exercises to help strengthen your body for this exercise.

  • When you experience some pressure or irritation while doing the squat workout, avoid doing them instantly to prevent any more injuries.

  • Try to relax to keep from binding your legs because you might probably pass out from blood rush.

Calf Raises
Calf Raises

Calf Raise

Calf Raises is a bodyweight exercise that works your calves and is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your legs, lower body and lower legs. It requires no equipment to do.

Push Press
Push Press

Push Pres

Push Press is a strength exercise that works your deltoids and side deltoids and is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your shoulders and upper body. It requires barbell to do.

Barbell Curl
Barbell Curl

Barbell Curl

Barbell Curl is a strength exercise that works your biceps and is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your arms and upper body. It requires barbell to do.

How to do Barbell Curl

  • The barbell curl is a simple bicep movement that can improve the strength of the muscles.

  • Start out standing up straight with your feet shoulder-width apart, holding your knees slightly bent and abs pulled in close.

  • Take a barbell with a shoulder width underhand (palms up) handle, dropping your arms down to your thighs completely and bending up at the elbows because that would be your starting spot.

  • Slowly lift the bar towards the upper arms, tightening the muscles and isolating the biceps.

  • Keep this position for a count and then return back to the starting spot.

  • Tips :

  • Refrain from swinging the buttocks or back during this workout.

Barbell Bicep Drag Curl
Barbell Bicep Drag Curl
Barbell Bicep Drag Curl

Barbell Bicep Drag Curl

Barbell Bicep Drag Curl is a strength exercise that works your biceps and is a great simple move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your arms and upper body. It requires barbell to do.

How to do Barbell Bicep Drag Curl

  • To begin this exercise; take a barbell with palms faced forward with the barbell sitting at your pelvis.

  • Then take the barbell and turn it against the upper chest like in a way to âĢľDragâĢĿ the bar up.

  • Keep and grip the biceps firmly.

  • Bring the barbell back down to the beginning spot holding the barbell in contact with the leg.

  • Repeat this exercise for as many repetitions as required.

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How many exercises with barbell are there?

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What muscles do these exercises target?

Most of the exercises work deltoids, traps, spinal erectors, hamstrings and quadriceps.

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You can do most of these exercises either at gym or at home or outdoor.