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Barbell Lateral Step-up

Angle-Based Images: Barbell Lateral Step-up Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Lateral Step-up Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Lateral Step-up Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Lateral Step-up Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Lateral Step-up Video
Barbell Lateral Step-up: Step 1
Step 1 Place one foot on a bench adjacent to your body, keeping other foot firmly planted on ground. Place a barbell across your upper back, pulling the bar down while squeezing your shoulder blades together for stability.
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Barbell Lateral Step-up: Step 2
Step 2 Explode upward by pressing through your bent leg, straightening the leg, and lifting your entire body. Keep your heel against the bench surface at all times. Step down and return to the starting position.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

The majority of your weight should be focused on the working leg. Avoid using the plant leg to help propel yourself up.

Pull your shoulders back and keep your chest up throughout the exercise. Don't let the weight pull you forward.

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