Lever Full Squat (plate loaded)

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Lever Full Squat (plate loaded)

Instructions

Preparation

Squat down to place shoulders under padded lever. Place feet shoulder width apart directly under shoulders. Extend knees and hips until legs are straight. Release support lever.

Execution

Squat down by bending hips back while allowing knees to bend forward, 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. Repeat.

Comments

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.

Classification

 Utility: Basic
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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