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 Pullover.