This barbell workout targets your upper body and core muscles.

How to

Set up in push-up position, with hands on a well on the barbell.

Balance with your core as you stabilise the bar.

Bend elbows and drop towards the floor, push up again into the start position.

Head in line with spine, keep core engaged.

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Photography: Keith Hamlyn; Words/workout: Nikki Fogden-Moore