Barbell Exercises Articles

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.

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3 Simple Moves to Develop Explosive Power

3 Movements to Development Power Output This is a huge training component for Athletic Performance on and off the training field. What is Power? Moving...

3 Reasons Why Athletes Should Try Zercher Squats

There are endless ways to squat. Seriously, here are 101 variations for free if you want them. No one should ever have to perform a traditional barbell...

3 Squat Variations for Tall Athletes

We've all heard it before, "The squat is the king of the lower body exercises." This may be true because it gives you the most bang for your buck when...

Build a Strong and Sturdy Back With This Tri-Set

Supersets can have several purposes. For more efficient workouts, athletes can pair pushing and pulling exercises. Barbell Bench Press and Dumbbell Rows...

Snatch Exercise: Form Guide, Common Mistakes and Effective Variations

The Snatch exercise—and its variations—is among the most effective lifts for improving explosive power for athletes. It's also one of the two lift...

5 Effective Core Exercises That Won't Hurt Your Lower Back

Low back pain is one of the biggest limiters of performance an athlete can experience. This is often caused by tight hip flexors. Sit ups, and other...

Get Your Legs Strong and Powerful With the Cincinnati Bengals' Squat Routine

The Squat is one of the core lifts for the Cincinnati Bengals. And rightfully so. It's an essential compound movement that's essential for building lo...

Create Your Own Training Program With This Simple Template

As an athlete you want your strength and conditioning program to give you results. With the Youtube generation of athletes among us, our athletes tend...

This Tip Will Eliminate Shoulder Pain on the Bench Press

The barbell bench press is a universal exercise for all strength training programs, but especially males looking to increase upper body strength and...

This Weightlifting Hack Builds a Stronger Back

When it comes to improving shoulder function and shoulder health a key factor is strong and efficient upper back and lat muscles. This is critical for...

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