Barbell thrusters are a CrossFit exercise designed to work the upper and lower body in a compiund movement for a complete body workout.
Start from the standing position, with the barbell held against your shoulders. Drop into the squat position while keeping the barbell at shoulder level. Hold the barbell with your palms facing up and your elbows extended out.
Return to the standing position while hoisting the weight over your head. Bring the barbell back down to your shoulders and drop into another squat.
Variations of this exercise include: