- From rack with barbell upper chest height, position barbell
on back of shoulders and grasp bar to sides. Dismount bar from
- Bend knees forward while allowing hips to bend back behind,
keeping back straight and knees pointed same direction as feet.
Descend until knees and hips are fully bent. Extend knees and
hips until legs are straight. Return and repeat.
- Keep head facing forward, back straight and feet flat on
floor; equal distribution of weight through fore foot and heel.
Knees should point same direction as feet throughout movement.
flexibility is important for both execution and safety in this
movement. Certain knee and low back problems may be aggravated
by this exercise. See Squat
Mount and Dismount. See Squat
Analysis. See spotting
technique and spotting