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Barbell Pushups / Push-ups

Barbell Pushups / Push-ups
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  1. Place a loaded barbell on the floor and place your hands at a slightly-wider-than-shoulder-width grip.
  2. Bracing your core, get into push-up position with a straight posture from head to heel.
  3. Lower your body down until your chest hovers about ½ an inch from the bar.
  4. Use a combination of chest and triceps power to push your body back up away from the bar.
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