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. Kneeling t-bar presses/landmine presses, half modified / one leg push ups and standing cable crossover press / flyes are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as barbell pushups / push-ups. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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