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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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...
By: Andy Haley
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...
By: Mylan Clairmont
Latest Videos in Barbell Exercises
Former NFL All-Pro running back demonstrates a Barbell Complex routine that works the whole body.
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.