8 UPPER BODY BARBELL EXERCISES FOR MASS AND STRENGTH
Barbell bench press: Targets chest, triceps, and shoulders. Use a spotter for safety.
Barbell row: Targets back muscles, including lats and traps. Keep your back straight and pull the bar towards your chest.
Barbell overhead press: Targets shoulders and triceps. Keep your core tight and press the bar straight up.
Barbell curl: Targets biceps. Keep your elbows close to your body and curl the bar towards your chest.
Barbell skull crusher: Targets triceps. Keep your elbows stationary and lower the bar towards your forehead.
Barbell shrug: Targets traps. Lift the bar straight up towards your ears and hold for a second before lowering.
Barbell pullover: Targets chest and back muscles. Keep your arms straight and lower the bar behind your head.