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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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...

3 Drills to Fix Your Hang Power Clean

The Power Clean from Hang has the potential to provide great benefits for athletes. It combines strength, coordination, timing, explosiveness and...

Build Baseball Power With These 7 Explosive Exercises

As baseball off-season training is kicking into full gear, I've decided to provide a list of all-star exercises that have helped us produce the fastest,...

These Rowing Exercise Hacks Develop Superior Back Strength

Fix Your Rowing Technique, Posture, and Shoulder Mechanics with the Tabletop Protocol By Dr. Joel Seedman, Ph.D. The tabletop row is a simple yet highly...

2 Landmine Olympic Lifts That Increase Explosive Power

New gym equipment hits the market daily – some good, some bad. While it is definitely great to add tools to your training toolbox in the form of...

Why Rowing Exercises Are Better Than Pull-Ups

Pull-Ups are one of the best exercises for building a strong back. They develop your lats and are a great measure of strength. But they are not the k...

Try This Simple Workout Hack to Add Strength

Most people think there is only one way to place weight on a barbell but if you apply this workout hack you might find that there are two ways to add...

Build Strong and Powerful Shoulders With the Rack Shoulder Press

Shoulder presses are a staple in most training routines regardless of what sport you play or what iron discipline you follow. Whereas most people look...

15 Benefits You'll Experience After Performing Quadruped Bird Dog Rows

The quadruped bird dog bench row is one of my go-to rowing variations for teaching my athletes how to dial in their horizontal pulling technique. The...

Master the Barbell Glute Bridge

The Barbell Glute Bridge is a lower-body exercise that develops your glute muscles. It's a variation of the bodyweight Glute Bridge with a barbell p...

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