- From rack with barbell at upper chest height, position bar
high on back of shoulders and grasp barbell to sides. Dismount
bar from rack and stand with shoulder width stance.
- Squat down by bending hips back while allowing knees to bend
forward, keeping back straight and knees pointed same direction
as feet. Descend until thighs
are just past parallel to floor. Extend knees and hips until
legs are straight. Return and repeat.
- Keep head facing forward, back straight and feet flat on
floor; equal distribution of weight throughout forefoot and heel.
Knees should point same direction as feet throughout movement.
Also see Squat for
Targeting Glutes and Squat