- From rack with barbell at upper chest height, position bar
low on back of shoulders. Grasp barbell to sides. Dismount bar
from rack and stand with wide stance.
- Bend knees forward slightly while
allowing hips to bend back behind, keeping back straight and
knees pointed same direction as feet. Descend until thighs are
just past parallel to floor. Extend hips and knees until legs
are straight. Return and repeat.
- 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.
At bottom of squat, crease at hips must be lower than top of
knee cap. Also see: