Barbell Exercises

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.

Latest in Barbell Exercises

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...

By: Justin Ochoa

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...

By: Mitch Gill

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...

By: Mylan Clairmont

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...

By: Andy Haley

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...

By: Mylan Clairmont

Latest Videos in Barbell Exercises

Tiki Barber's Barbell Complex

Former NFL All-Pro running back demonstrates a Barbell Complex routine that works the whole body.

CrossFit: How to Perform the Deadlift

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.