- From rack with barbell at upper chest height, position bar
high on back of shoulders and grasp barbell to sides. Dismount
bar from rack and stand with shoulder width stance.
- Bend knees forward 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
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 throughout forefoot and heel.
Knees should point same direction as feet throughout movement.
Mount and Dismount. See spotting
technique and spotting
assistance. Also see Squat
for Targeting Glutes and Squat