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Squat, Wide Stance

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Type auxiliary
Mechanics compound
Direction push
Equipment barbell
Additional Equipment (rack)
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Grasp barbell with wide overhand grip and place it on back of shoulders. When using rack, dismount barbell from rack. Stand upright with feet wide apart pointing outward.


Bend knees and hip, move hip backward and knees forward until legs are flexed right-angled. Keep back straight. Return, keep knees slightly flexed. Repeat.

Variations / Comments

Look ahead throughout motion. Keep weight on heels. Let knees point in same direction as feet.

Barbell Squat, Wide Stance Starting Position Starting Position
Barbell Squat, Wide Stance Ending Position Ending Position


Target Quadriceps
Synergist Gluteus Maximus | Hip Adductors | Soleus
Stabilizers Erector Spinae | Rectus Abdominis | Obliques | Hamstrings | Gastrocnemius
Barbell Squat, Wide Stance Muscles Front
Barbell Squat, Wide Stance Muscles Rear
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