Smith Front Squat

Classification

Utility: Auxiliary
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Push

Instructions

Preparation

With bar upper chest height, grasp bar with overhand shoulder width grip. Position bar on front of shoulders with elbows forward and wrists hyperextended. Place feet slightly forward. Disengage bar by rotating bar back.

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. Extend knees and hips until legs are straight. Return and repeat.

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