- Stand with feet shoulder width or narrower in trap bar, weight
to each side. Squat down with feet flat and grasp handles to
- Lift bar by extending hips and knees to full extension. Pull
shoulders back at top of lift if rounded. Return weight to floor
by bending hips back while allowing knees to bend forward slightly,
keeping back straight and knees pointed same direction as feet.
- Throughout lift, keep hips low, shoulders high, arms and
back straight. Knees should point same direction as feet throughout
movement. See Squat Analysis.
Also see Trap Bar Squat.