- Squat down to place shoulders under padded lever. Place feet
shoulder width apart slightly in front of shoulders. Extend knees
and hips until legs are straight. Release support lever.
- Squat down by bending hips back while allowing knees to bend
forward slightly, keeping back straight and knees pointed same
direction as feet. Descend until knees and hips are fully bent.
Lift lever up by extending knees and hips until legs are straight.
- If available, re-engage support lever in extended position
before dismounting. Keep head facing forward, back straight and
feet flat on floor; equal distribution of weight through forefoot
and heel. Knees should point same direction as feet throughout
movement. See Squat Analysis.