How to use Barbell in a sentence
The point of using a barbell to add weight to the squat is to help you to generate peak power.
Novice athletes who may not have squatted before should not attempt the overhead squat with a barbell.
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These should be taught initially using a broomstick or empty barbell.
The incident resulted in the removal of the barbell and surgical decompression of the mouth.Advertisement
Barbell Military Press exercise John Gibb The barbell military press is a great exercise for working the deltoids.
I did not perform the bent over barbell row in order to work my thighs, hips, glutes and lower back.
You can switch to the skull crushers, but do it with a barbell so you do n't have each arm working independently.
The two basic types of navel rings are circular styles and curved barbell styles.
Barbell style belly button rings are measured in length and thickness, or gauge.Advertisement
The septum piercing is usually performed with a CBR or curved barbell (horseshoe barbell) and is placed in the thin strip of cartilage that is located between the two nostrils.
The barbell type of jewelry can be straight with balls at each end (to keep the jewelry in place) or curved.
If the barbell is slightly curved, such as is seen in an eyebrow piercing, it can also be called a banana barbell.
If it is fully curved into a circular shape, it is known as a circular or horseshoe barbell.
You can find barbell jewelry in gauges from small (20 ga) to large (0 ga).Advertisement
Industrial or Scaffold Piercing-this piercing is a combination of two holes that are most often connected by a barbell.
The barbell placed in the tongue at the time of piercing is typically a longer length than necessary.
This is because tongue piercings are prone to swelling, and the longer barbell accommodates this swelling without burying the jewelry beneath the swelling.
After your piercing has healed a bit more, you'll need to change over to a shorter length barbell for a better fit, but continue to keep your tongue rinsed clean of debris that could settle in around your jewelry.
One of the most common complications with tongue piercings is swallowing either the ball of the barbell or the barbell overall.Advertisement
Don't remove the barbell until the piercing is reasonably healed.
Don't bump your new barbell up against your teeth.
Be especially careful to follow a routine disinfecting schedule for the first few weeks after piercing, and you should be able to avoid the complications that could force you to remove your barbell and allow your piercing to close.
Belly button piercings are commonly fitted with either a curved barbell or a captive bead ring.
A bridge piercing is often performed with a curved or straight barbell, but this piercing also has a high rate of rejection.Advertisement
They can be performed with a straight barbell and do not have any particular rejection risks associated with them.
They are performed by passing a needle through the skin and then following the needle with a piece of appropriate jewelry such as a ring or barbell.
A navel piercing passes a ring or a barbell through the lip of the navel.
The higher end Marcy Mid Width Bench, offers the same features as the lower end models with a rack for a barbell.
Keeping your elbows bent at a ninety degree angle, lower the barbell to behind your head.Advertisement
You'll need a barbell (or two hand weights) and an incline bench (about 30 degree incline).
Hold a barbell (or dumbbells) with sufficient weights wider than shoulder width, lifting it off a rack and lowering it to your upper chest.
Touch your chest lightly with the barbell (or dumbbells), hold it for a count of two, then reverse the motion.
When using a barbell for this move, rest the dumbbell behind your head on your shoulders as you lower and lift yourself.
You can do the traditional bicep curl with dumbbells (simultaneously or you can switch the weight from arm to arm after each set) or with a barbell.Advertisement
If you choose to use the barbell, you'll be able to do a few extra types of curls.
You'll grip the dumbbells or barbell from the top rather than the bottom.
Standing Barbell Curls - Stand straight with your feet about shoulder-width apart, knees slightly bent and your abs tense.
Shoulders should be relaxed and neutral, with arms hanging straight down holding the barbell.
Hold a barbell straight up over your head, using a normal grip (thumbs opposing other fingers).Advertisement
Keeping your elbows pointing straight at the ceiling, lower the barbell down until it lightly touches your forehead, then push back up to the starting position.
Reverse Barbell Curls - Position yourself like you would do the standing barbell curl described earlier, except you place your hands so that your knuckles point up instead.
Forearm Rolls Behind the Back - Set a barbell rack so the barbell is about at your upper thigh.
Turn your back against the loaded barbell and stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart, knees bent and abs tense.
Make sure to stay close enough to the rack so that if you drop the barbell, the rack catches it rather than have it crash down and give your calfs a rap they won't soon forget.Advertisement
Place a barbell on the floor in front of you and grip it with hands positioned fairly wide apart ("outside" the knees).
Exercise by lifting the barbell up to standing (no leaning back) using knees and hips, then return it to the starting position on the floor in a controlled fashion.
You can also use a barbell or a machine, but the same basic principle applies.
Simply put, you just can't avoid putting in hard work with a heavy barbell balancing on your shoulders.
Take a small step forward and place the barbell across your shoulders, spacing your hands wide apart for good balance.Advertisement
Grip the barbell with a semi-wide grip (forearms outside the knees) and straighten up your back with your abs tense.
Pretend you're pushing your feet through the floor as you lift the barbell to a standing position.
Portability - a set of dumbbells takes up very little room; even compared to a simple barbell, you can store dumbbells under the bed or on the bottom of a bookshelf so that they are both readily available and also out of the way.
Contracting the muscle, i.e. lifting the barbell in a bicep curl, should take about two seconds, while the descent should be about three seconds.
In other words, when benching, you try to toss the barbell at the ceiling, although you're using enough weight that it'll never actually leave your hands.
Beginners can use a chair for assistance, while more advanced weightlifters can opt to squat with dumbbells or a barbell.
Bend knees slightly and grasp a light barbell with an overhand grip.
There's an up-front cost of buying a bench with a pulley attachment, barbell, dumbbells and some plates, but that's it -- no annual fees or cost of transportation to and from a gym.
Grab the barbell so that your elbows are directly underneath the hands.
Bring down the barbell to the lower portion of your chest, make a smooth but distinct turn and press it up.
If you use a barbell, let it rest against your upper chest in the bottom position; in either scenario, it is important that you don't arch your back.
Load up a barbell and stand centered right in front of it.
Hold a barbell against the top of your chest with thumbs pointing away from you.
Push the barbell straight up, making sure to keep the back straight (using a lifting belt is a good supplement, but not a substitution to keeping the abs tense).
Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and grab a barbell on the floor so that your forearms touch the outside of your thighs/knees.
To exercise, lift the weight until you're standing upright with the barbell hanging in front of your thighs.
Hold a barbell up straight above your head.
Stand like you would for a military press, except you place a barbell over your shoulders.
All the equipment you really need for this plan is a bench, a barbell and a set of dumbbells, along with two chairs (for dips) and something that will support your bodyweight (tree branch, door jamb etc. -- for chins).
From LoveToKnow Exercise Barbell lunges are a great way to tone and shape targeted muscles.
Barbell lunges are an exercise that should be done gradually for maximum benefits and to avoid harm or damage to your muscles.
Whole body strength training includes barbell lunges and other muscle-focused exercises for optimal effects.
While it's best to seek professional training experts on which weight size to begin with, the American College of Sports Medicine, recommends starting with bumper barbell sets.
A novice to strength training should begin with five-pound weights on each side of the barbell and perform no more than six to eight repetitions.
Side area space should be wider than the length of the barbell.
Weights - Make sure you choose a weight size that feels comfortable and secure them to the barbell as outlined by the manufacturer.
Stand inside the squat rack and adjust it so the barbell is slightly higher than your shoulders.
With your feet apart, lift the barbell and place it across your shoulders; rest it behind your neck comfortably with no strain.
Use your shoulders to support the barbell.
Barbell lunges are just one part of strength training.
A bilateral biceps exercise can be performed holding dumbbells or a barbell in a standing position.
Dumbbell and barbell training was popular in America until the 1960s.
These devices place a barbell on your shoulders as you perform the leg toning exercise.
The barbell is attached to the machine and glides along the apparatus as you perform the exercise.
The exercise can be done with a barbell or dumbbells.
Take your barbell or dumbbells in your hand and push them away from your body.
Hold an equally-weighted barbell in each hand, with your arms at your sides.
Lift your right-hand barbell forward, bending only at the elbow, until your arm is parallel to the floor.
You can do most exercises with either a barbell or dumbbells.
Grip the barbell with your elbows bent and your palms facing up.
Start with the barbell across your mid-forehead just above your eyebrows, holding the bar an inch or two above the forehead.
The most common mistake with the high pull is the over use of the upper body muscles to lift the barbell.
The metal barbell in your tongue can conduct hot and cold.