4 Barbell Moves for a Shredded 6-Pack

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Shredded abs bring a built upper body, with strong arms and a chiseled chest, together.

Diet and exercise go hand in hand to build such muscles.

Get iron abs with these exercises. All you need is a barbell.

Barbell Rollout

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Do 7-10 reps.

Barbell Russian Twists

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* Grasp the bar near the end with both hands.

* Stand with feet shoulder width apart.

* Swing the bar to the left, pivoting feet as needed, and then swing to the right.

* Do 2 or 3 sets of 8 to 12 repetitions on each side. 

Front Squat

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Do 10 sets of 3 reps.

Straight Leg Barbell Sit Up

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*Lie on the floor holding an empty, or lightly loaded, bar over your chest as if you’re going to do a bench press.

* Extend legs on the floor.

* Do a situp: raise your torso until it’s vertical.

* Keep the bar overhead, so it drifts back to an overhead press position at the top of the situp.

* Do 3 sets of 8 reps.