Workout Routines for Barbell Exercises

The workout routines presented here can be performed using barbell exercises and will allow you to target muscles in a specific region of your body. They are presented here to highlight how effective working out with barbell exercises can be.

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Workout Routines for Barbell Exercises

Workout Routine for the Chest

Perform the following exercises in order to enlarge your chest muscles. Together they target the upper, lower, inner and outer pectoral muscles.

The Bench Press - Close-Grip and Bench Press - Wide-Grip barbell exercise will target your inner and outer pectorals. The Bench Press - Incline and Bench Press - Decline will target your upper and lower pectorals.

Bench Press - Close-Grip Bench Press - Close-Grip Bench Press - Wide-Grip Bench Press - Wide-Grip
Bench Press - Incline Bench Press - Incline Bench Press - Decline Bench Press - Decline


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Workout Routine for Shoulders

Use this workout routine to workout your shoulder muscles. The barbell exercises here will target the front, outer and rear deltoid muscles.

The Barbell Rear Deltoid Raise - Prone barbell exercise will target your rear deltoid muscles while the Military Press - Standing will mainly target your front deltoid muscles.

Barbell Upright Row Barbell Upright Row Military Press - Standing Military Press - Standing
Barbell Front Deltoid Raise - to Vertical Barbell Front Deltoid Raise - to Vertical Barbell Rear Deltoid Raise - Prone Barbell Rear Deltoid Raise - Prone


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Workout Routine for Arms

The following workout routine will help you strengthen the muscles in your arms. The routine specifically targets the biceps, triceps and forearm muscles.

The Barbell Biceps Curl - Standing barbell exercise will work your biceps and the Barbell Triceps Extension - Seated targets your triceps. Barbell Wrist Curl will target your inner forearms and Barbell Wrist Extension your outer forearm muscles.

Barbell Biceps Curl - Standing Barbell Biceps Curl - Standing Barbell Triceps Extension - Seated Barbell Triceps Extension - Seated
Barbell Wrist Curl Barbell Wrist Curl Barbell Wrist Extension Barbell Wrist Extension


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Workout Routine for Abdominals

Barbell exercises aren't especially well suited for abdominal workouts. Nevertheless, these two barbell exercises strengthen your abdominal muscles (i.e. your abs). They mostly target the obliques.

Barbell Trunk Rotation Barbell Trunk Rotation Barbell Side Bend Barbell Side Bend


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Workout Routine for the Back

Use this workout routine to strengthen your back muscles. It targets your lower and upper back as well as your lats (latissimus dorsis).

Barbell Row - Prone; Wide-Grip Barbell Row - Prone; Wide-Grip Barbell Deadlift - Stiff-Legged Barbell Deadlift - Stiff-Legged
High Pull High Pull Barbell Shrug Barbell Shrug


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Workout Routine for Legs

This routine will be helpful if you want to exercise your leg muscles. It will target your upper, lower and inner thigh muscles as well as your calves.

The Side Lunge barbell exercise will target your inner thighs while the Toe Raise targets your calf muscles.

Barbell Squat Barbell Squat Barbell Hack Squat - Wide-Stance Barbell Hack Squat - Wide-Stance
Barbell Front Lunge Barbell Front Lunge Barbell Calf Raise - Standing Barbell Calf Raise - Standing


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