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1 1/4 Squat - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos 1 1/4 Squat

The 1¼ squat is a variation of either the back squat or front squat that focuses on the bottom of the movement.     Execution   Perform the eccentric portion of the back squ...
Back Squat - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Back Squat

AKA Squat   The back squat is the most basic strength exercise in weightlifting, and one of the most commonly used exercises other than the competition lifts.     Execution  ...
Back Squat Jump - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Back Squat Jump

The back squat jump is an exercise that trains explosiveness for the squat, the jerk, and the pulls of the snatch and clean.     Execution   Perform a back squat with a controlled ...
Bent Row - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Bent Row

AKA Bent-over row, bent forward row   The bent row is a basic back exercise for building horizontal pulling strength.     Execution   Hold the bar with a clean-width grip, a...
Bulgarian Split Squat - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Bulgarian Split Squat

AKA RLE squat   The Bulgarian split squat may be just a joke played on gullible Americans by a visiting Bulgarian coach, but it can still be a useful exercise in some cases.     Ex...
Clean-Grip Overhead Squat

AKA Jerk-grip overhead squat, narrow-grip overhead squat, close-grip overhead squat   The clean-grip overhead squat is simply an overhead squat with a narrow grip.       Execu...
Front Squat - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Front Squat

The front squat is a basic strength exercise in weightlifting, and one of the most commonly used exercises other than the competition lifts.     Execution   Place the barbell in th...
Good Morning - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Good Morning

AKA Bend overs   The good morning is an excellent exercise to strengthen the back for weightlifting, and will also strengthen the glutes and hamstrings well.     Execution   ...
Jumping Squat - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Jumping Squat

AKA Jumping quarter squat   The jumping squat is a concentric-only explosive movement that uses heavy loading and can improve the drive of the jerk and the finish of the snatch and clean pulls....
Lunge

AKA Barbell lunge, walking lunge   The lunge is a basic unilateral leg strength exercise that can help with imbalances or weak split positions in the jerk.     Execution   P...
Pause Back Squat - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Pause Back Squat

AKA Pause squat, stop squat   The pause back squat is a simple variation of the back squat that focuses on strength in the bottommost range of motion and rate of force development.   &nb...
Pause Front Squat - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Pause Front Squat

AKA Stop front squat   The pause front squat is a simple variation of the front squat that focuses on strength in the bottommost range of motion and rate of force development.     ...
Pull-up - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Pull-up

AKA Chin-up, chin   The pull-up is a simple and effective upper body pulling strength exercise that also can help with shoulder mobility.     Execution   Hang from a pull-up...
Pulling-Stance Back Squat

AKA Narrow-stance squat, close-stance squat   The pulling-stance back squat is a relatively rare variation of the squat used occasionally for variety or to help strengthen a lifter’s pull...
Romanian Deadlift - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Romanian Deadlift

AKA RDL   The Romanian deadlift’s exact origins and original execution are points of contention. It certainly originated when Nicu Vlad of Romania and his coach, Dragomir Cioroslan, were ...
Seated Good Morning - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Seated Good Morning

The seated good morning is fairly uncommon variation of the good morning that requires very good flexibility.     Execution   Place a barbell behind your neck as you would for a ba...
Split Squat - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Split Squat

The split squat is a simple unilateral leg strength exercise that can be helpful for strengthening the receiving position of the split jerk.     Execution   Place the barbell behin...
Stiff-Legged Deadlift - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Stiff-Legged Deadlift

AKA Romanian deadlift (incorrectly)   The stiff-legged deadlift is a very effective back strength exercise often confused with or considered a synonym for the Romanian deadlift.     ...
Straight-Legged Deadlift - General Weightlifting Exercises - Exercise demo videos Straight-Legged Deadlift

AKA Stiff-legged deadlift (incorrectly)   The straight-legged deadlift is one of the few exercises in weightlifting in which the back is actually flexed and extended rather than held in a stati...

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