Barbell Exercises

The tool of choice for many competitive powerlifters, Olympic weightlifters, bodybuilders and professional athletes, the barbell is best when used for heavy weight training and maxing out. Barbell exercises involve compound lifts like Squats, Deadlifts, Rows, Hang Cleans, Snatches and Bench Presses. Build muscle and train harder with this powerful tool.

Latest in Barbell Exercises

2 Balance Workouts That Improve Strength and Stability

The Simple Core-Strengthening Movement Transforming Common Exercises into Challenging Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS When workout time is limited for...

By: Jim Carpentier

5 Ways Everyone Screws Up Barbell Rows

The Barbell Row, or Barbell Bent-Over Row, is a strength exercise that works the back muscles. It's a challenging lift to perform, but it's one of...

By: Andy Haley

The Barbell Rack Pull Gives You Deadlift Benefits With No Back Pain

Stop Force Feeding Conventional Barbell Deadlifts Off The Floor! There's no golden rule saying that every athletes must deadlift conventionally from the...

By: John Rusin

6 Bench Press Challenges That Will Test Your Upper-Body Strength

You love the Bench Press. I love the Bench Press. Everyone loves the Bench Press. Few things are more satisfying than lifting hundreds of pounds over...

By: Andy Haley

4 Split Squat Variations That Build Strong Legs

The Bulgarian split squat, also known as the rear foot elevated squat, is arguably one of the best squat variations for athletes. These squats are...

By: John Papp

Latest Videos in Barbell Exercises

Tiki Barber's Barbell Complex

Former NFL All-Pro running back demonstrates a Barbell Complex routine that works the whole body.

CrossFit: How to Perform the Deadlift

Josh Courage, head CrossFit coach at Courage Performance, explains the benefits of performing the Deadlift and breaks down the technique of this strength and power exercise.