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barbell

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
barbellbar‧bell /ˈbɑːbel $ ˈbɑːr-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 American EnglishDSO a metal bar with weights at each end, that you lift to make you stronger syn dumbbell British English
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barbellPlates and barbells lie scattered in lazy profusion.As with the triceps, to develop larger biceps heavy basic exercises such as barbell curls or dumb-bell curls must be performed.Weights for barbells clanked in the backseat.For barbell take a note of the light, the colour of the water, the speed of current and the temperature.It combines aerobic exercise with light barbell lifting.To make her burst faster off the blocks, Privalova tosses a 120-pound barbell over her head two dozen times a day.Place the barbell across your knees, holding it in place with your hands.It can also be exercised by doing shoulder presses either with dumb-bells or with barbells.
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