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Learn to Love the Mighty Barbell
Barbells will make you work the whole body. (For photo purposes, we used a weighted bar instead.) 
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Front Squat (15 reps):

As you descend into a squat, keep your head up and back straight with the barbell resting at shoulder level.

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Walking Lunges Using the Same Leg (15 reps):

With the barbell resting on your shoulder blades, go into a lunge and return to standing. Go into the next lunge using the same leading leg. Then switch for one complete set.

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Overhead Squats (12 reps):

A good test for shoulder flexiblity. Raise the barbell in an overhead press position. Descend into a squat while keeping the barbell high above your head.

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Unilateral Deadlift to Bicep Curl to Lunge:

Balancing on one leg, lower the barbell while keeping your back straight. Feel it work your hamstring and return to standing position and do a bicep curl. Go into a lunge with the barbell in the same position as the front squat.

 

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Jump Squats:

Explode up from the bottom of your squat and jump into the air. Land softly and smoothly, go into the next squat. Choose a weight that allows you to get off the ground.

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Good Morning:

Maintaining a straight back, bend forward with the barbell resting on your upper shoulder blades. Rise back up into a standing position.

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Lunge to Kick:

As you come up from your lunge, kick your opposite leg into the air as shown. 

(Andrew Meade Photography, Inc. )

Learn to Love the Mighty Barbell

Barbells will make you work the whole body. (For photo purposes, we used a weighted bar instead.) 

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