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Step Ups: Barbell

GymAmerica
Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm filed under Thighs

Calories Burned:  476 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Thighs
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Gluteus Maximus
Instructions: 
1. Stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart next to a raised platform such as an aerobics step.
2. Grip a barbell a bit wider than shoulder-width apart and rest this on your shoulders behind your neck.
3. Step up onto the platform from the side with one foot.
4 .Push through your heel and raise your other foot onto the platform.
5. Return to the starting position, stepping off one foot at a time and repeat.

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