Barbell Landmine Side Bend

  1. Stand straight and hold the end of the Barbell
  2. Keep your hips and shoulders facing forward, bend to one side slowly
  3. Return to the upright position.
  4. Switch hands and repeat.
Grips Neutral
Mechanic Isolation
Force Pull
Difficulty Intermediate


To set up for a barbell landmine side bend exercise, you will need a barbell and a landmine attachment. If you do not have a landmine attachment, you can also use a sandbag, a heavy bag, or a bench.

Foot Placement

Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your side to the barbell.

How to do a Barbell Landmine Side Bend
Grasp the barbell with both hands, keeping your arms straight and your hands shoulder-width apart.
Lift the barbell off the ground and hold it in front of your hips, keeping your arms straight and your core engaged.

Bend at the waist and reach the barbell towards the ground on the side of your body. Keep your arms straight and your core engaged as you bend. Return to the starting position and repeat for the desired number of reps. Make sure to keep your core engaged and your movements controlled throughout the exercise.