Barbell Bent Arm Pullover

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Barbell Bent Arm Pullover

Instructions

Preparation

Lie upper back perpendicular on bench. Flex hips slightly. Grasp barbell from behind and position over chest with elbows bent approximately 90°.

Execution

With elbow bent, lower bar over and just behind head until upper arm is approximately parallel to torso. Return and repeat.

Comments

Keep elbows bent approximately 90° throughout exercise. Keep hips from raising up significantly. Either straight barbell or EZ barbell can be used. Also see Barbell Pullover.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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