If you're eager to speed up the fat burn, choosing just the right workout regimen is key. And if you're into barbell exercises, you're in luck, because we've rounded up the very best moves to do with a barbell that burn fat fast.
We spoke with Jayne Gomez, personal trainer and CEO of Entrepreneur PT about the exercises you'll want to start doing ASAP to speed up the fat burn process and reach your fitness goals. With a barbell, you'll be targeting various muscle groups at the same time. And if you're a little intimidated to work out with a barbell, don't be, but you do want to make absolutely sure you're using the equipment properly with a weight you're comfortable with. If you have any questions, it's best to seek the help of a certified personal trainer to ensure you're getting the most out of your workout.
Check out these fat-burning exercises in detail below. And next, be sure to read The 6 Best Exercises for Strong and Toned Arms in 2022, Trainer Says.
For the push press, you're going to stand up tall while positioning the barbell across the front of your shoulders. You'll bend your knees, quickly stand up, and push the barbell above your head. Then, gradually lower it back down to the starting position. Complete 3 sets of 15 reps.
Your feet should be shoulder-width apart as you stand tall. Both hands should be gripping onto the barbell with an overhand grip, just outside your thighs. There should be a little bit of bend in your knees as you use your hips to curve forward and bring the bar down your shins. You should feel a really nice hamstring stretch. Push your hips to the front, and bring the barbell back up. Perform 3 sets of 15 reps.
For this final exercise, you're going to have the barbell in front of you on your shoulders. Your palms should be facing up towards the ceiling. Gomez instructs to assume a squat, then use your heels to forcefully push back up to the standing position. Complete 3 sets of 15 reps.
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