- 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.
- Lower lever 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.
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 rear
view and Squat Analysis.