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Barbell high pulls help develop full-body power while improving your ability to do Olympic lifts. They also build size and strength through the legs, back, and shoulders. The high pull is good for building clean strength and improving the deadlift as unlike the hang pull, this exercise requires you to pull the weight up from a dead stop on the floor. Make sure you extended your hips to pull the weight up as you shrug your shoulders and traps and bring your elbows back to lift the weight. The movement should be done explosively and mimic the lower body movement of a jump without ever leaving the floor.