- With shoulder width stance, grasp fixed bar or support at
hip level with one arm and secure plate across chest with other
- With hips and waist straight, bend knees to allow body to
fall backwards as knees come forward. Allow heels to raise from
floor. Lower body until knees are almost fully flexed or near
floor. Return to original position by extending knees as heels
return to floor.
- Keep waist and hips straight throughout exercise. Knees should
point same direction as feet throughout movement. Sissy
Squat can be performed without additional weight until additional
resistance is required. Also see Weighted
Sissy Squat on apparatus.