Strength

Barbell Overhead Lunge Hold

The Barbell Overhead Lunge Hold is a strength training exercise that targets your legs, glutes, shoulders, and core. It helps enhance muscle coordination, improve balance, and boost overall strength and aerobic conditioning.
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Barbell Overhead Lunge Hold instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand upright with a barbell resting on your shoulders.
2
Lift the barbell overhead, extending your arms but not locking your elbows.
3
Take a step forward as if you are about to do a lunge.
4
Lower your body until your forward knee is at a 90-degree angle while keeping the barbell overhead.
5
Hold this position for the programmed number of seconds, then return to the starting position and repeat with the other leg.
Stand upright with a barbell resting on your shoulders.
Lift the barbell overhead, extending your arms but not locking your elbows.
Take a step forward as if you are about to do a lunge.
Lower your body until your forward knee is at a 90-degree angle while keeping the barbell overhead.
Hold this position for the programmed number of seconds, then return to the starting position and repeat with the other leg.
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