Barbell Pushups / Push-ups
- Place a loaded barbell on the floor and place your hands at a slightly-wider-than-shoulder-width grip.
- Bracing your core, get into push-up position with a straight posture from head to heel.
- Lower your body down until your chest hovers about ½ an inch from the bar.
- Use a combination of chest and triceps power to push your body back up away from the bar.
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Barbell pushups / push-ups is a gym work out exercise that targets chest and triceps and also involves abs and shoulders. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Standing cable crossover press / flyes, trx suspension straps chest press and incline close-grip / bench presses are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as barbell pushups / push-ups. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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