PreparationGrasp barbell (maybe from rack) with wide mixed grip and stand upright in very wide stance with feet pointing outward. Keep arms straight and hold barbell in front of thighs.
ExecutionBend knees and hip, move hip backward and knees forward until barbell reaches knees. Keep back straight. Return by extending knees and hips. Flex shoulders at top of motion. Repeat.
Variations / CommentsAlways keep barbell close to body. Maintain a permanent muscular tension and keep looking forward. For complete range of motion lower barbell to floor.
|Synergist||Quadriceps | Hip Adductors | Soleus|
|Stabilizers||Trapezius, Middle | Trapezius, Upper | Rhomboids | Erector Spinae | Rectus Abdominis | Obliques | Hamstrings | Gastrocnemius|