- 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.
- Lower lever by bending knees forward slightly while allowing
hips to bend back behind, 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
- If available reengage 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.