Back and Biceps
Set Up and Action:
- Make sure that your feet are shoulder width apart and that the core/abdominal muscles are tightened.
- Bend with a straight back to pick up the barbell with an overhand grasp at shoulder width.
- Slowly lift the bar until your back is parallel to the floor.
- Raise the bar to the chest and then lower slowly.
Injury Prevention Tip:
Lower Back Injury Prevention – Be sure to keep the core/abdominal muscles tight and strong, keep the back straight and reduce weight or discontinue exercise if stress is felt on the lower back.