- Lie upper back perpendicular on bench. Flex hips slightly.
Grasp barbell from behind and position over chest with elbows
bent approximately 90°.
- With elbow bent, lower bar over and just behind head until
upper arm is approximately parallel to torso. Return and repeat.
- 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