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 Bent-Over Row Variations That Build a Strong Back

The bent over row is an effective back-training exercise for building strength and size. Many variations of this exercise exist; from the classic...

The Single-Leg RDL: How to Perform It, Common Mistakes and Advanced Variations

The Single-Leg RDL is a potent exercise. For athletes, it develops the single-leg strength needed to be explosive off both legs when sprinting, jum...

Essential Med Ball Exercises That Build Power

Triple extension. Rate of Force Development. Athleticism and explosiveness. Eccentric-loading contractions. The stretch-shortening cycle. Power! These...

5 Elements of Usain Bolt's Training That Can Help You Get Faster

Usain Bolt is the man! No doubt about it this dude is fast. His form is perfect, his legs are strong and his top speed makes him the fastest man on the...

This Ridiculously Simple Exercise Builds a Rock Solid Core

Exercises don't have to look impressive. In fact, often the less cool it looks, the more effective an exercise is. That rule certainly applies to t...

A Beginner Olympic Lifting Program

This beginner Olympic Lifting program is ideal for someone that has never performed Olympic style lifting before. It incorporates many of the major...

This Little-Known Tricep Exercise Will Build a Bigger Bench Press

The Bench Press is much more than a chest exercise. Your entire upper body, including your arms, works to lower the heavy weight and drive it off ...

7 Tips for a Perfect Bench Press Setup

If you're an athlete or serious fitness enthusiast, you are most likely going to be bench pressing at some point in your training career. Many ...

The Overhead Squat: A Simple Exercise That Works Your Entire Body

The overhead squat is an exercise that you don't see used with the conditioning of athletes much anymore. This exercise is still widely used with...

Try These Rep Schemes for Big Results

The more you train, the better you'll become at adapting to your workouts. In order to avoid complacency, plateaus and overall boredom, you need to add...

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