From the Archives : 29 Things to do with a Barbell in the Corner


Modified Lumberjack Squat
Modified Lumberjack Squat.
I'm travelling for a couple of weeks (back around June 8). In the meantime, here are a few hidden gems from the archives.

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29 Things to do with a Barbell in the Corner


Jason Kirby

Have you been looking for a way to attract some attention in the gym, or some new tricks to slip up your sleeve? Here are a few twists on some old moves using 1 or 2 barbells against a wall. The set up is painfully simple; find some space to place a barbell or two, make sure you have at least 5 or 6 feet on either side of you (for safety reasons) and some plates. In our experience we find that it is a good idea to have several 10 pound weights due to their ease in loading the barbell with steady increments, and they help to increase the range of motion, but to also have a some 45's as well because sometimes, you just need more weight.

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