There are many exercises for toning your muscles. Your muscles can be toned into perfect shape with various exercise equipments such as weight lifting rods, dumbbells, barbells etc.
Barbells are the solid iron rods which are used to tone your body in different areas such as biceps, fore-arms, shoulders, back, abdominal muscles, neck muscles etc.
Some exercises that you can perform with barbells are:
- Two arm twists
- Two arm push
- One arm push
- Abdominal lift
The exercises which are performed with barbells are explained as follows:
Two arm twists is also known as two arm curl. This exercise is used to tone biceps and fore-arms. In this method, you have to stand erect by keeping your legs 12 inches apart.
You have to grasp barbells with your hands. Now you have to raise them slowly up to your chest by keeping your elbows firmly at sides and lower them slowly.
Two arm push is also known as two arm press. This exercise is used to tone shoulders, back and arms. In this method, you have to grasp the barbells with your grip. You should keep your hands wide apart with shoulders.
You have to bend the legs slightly at your knees by keeping your back flat. Now you have to pull the barbell from floor to chest. Later you have to move forward your left foot by slightly moving the barbell over head and lower chest slowly.
One arm push is also known as one arm press. This exercise will help to tone upper back, shoulders and arms. In this method, you have to stand with feet for about 12 inches apart.
You have to grasp barbell in your right hand and you have to pull the barbell up to the shoulder by keeping the palm of your hand facing front. Now lower the barbell slowly. Repeat this process.
Abdominal lift is also known as abdominal raise. This exercise will help you in toning your abdominal muscles. If you have less abdominal muscles, they can be developed by this abdominal lift.
In this method, you have to lie flat on back and you should keep your feet in such a way that they should be ready to rise. Now you have to hold barbells at the back of your neck, rise to sitting position and lower down slowly. Repeat this process. (Some more Ab Exercises)
These are some of the exercises that will help you in toning your muscles. But, before starting doing exercises with barbells, it’s better to get the proper guidance from your fitness trainer. You should do these exercises in proper way otherwise it can lead to some muscle pains. (Common Exercise Workout Mistakes)
You will feel some pain in the muscles in the starting stage of doing exercises with barbells. But, soon the pains will go away. You should follow the proper precautions while practicing exercises with barbells.