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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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Build Stronger Triceps With This Tricep Extension Variation

The number one key to building bigger arms is to target the biceps and triceps musculature through various stimulus and apparatus. Building bigger...

The 'No-Block Block Press,' a New Way to Hack Your Bench Max

Having trouble adding weight to your Bench Press? You're not alone. After you've been lifting for awhile, you're bound to hit a point where your gains...

Quarterback Guru Ryan Flaherty's Workout Secrets

No one needs to remind you that as a quarterback you face unique challenges and dangers. You take the most blindside hits. You get the most helmet-to-...

2 Full-Body Superset Workouts for Strength, Size and Endurance

Two Full-Body Workouts Supersetting Resistance Training Modes for Building Strength, Size and Endurance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Seeking some condensed,...

5 Squat Variations and When to Use Them

The squat is a staple exercise in just about every strength and conditioning program and the barbell squat variations are probably the most popular...

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