Weighted Belt Squat

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Weighted Belt Squat

Instructions

Preparation

Place weight on dip belt around waist. Step up onto boxes or benches spaced apart; foot on each one. Arms can be extended forward throughout exercise.

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 thighs are just past parallel to floor. Squat up by extending knees and hips until legs are straight. Return and repeat.

Comments

Keep head facing forward, back straight, chest high, and feet flat on surface; equal distribution of weight through forefoot and heel. Knees should point same direction as feet throughout movement. See Squat Analysis. Also see similar exercise Cable Belt Squat.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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Target

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Dynamic Stabilizers

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