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Front Squats

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Purpose of Exercise:
TO WORK THE LEGS, WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE THIGHS.

Front Squats develop the outside sweep of the quadriceps.

Execution:
Step up to the rack, bring your arms up under the bar, keeping the elbows high, cross your arms and grasp the bar with your hands to control it. Then lift the weight off the rack. Step back and separate your feet for balance.
Bend your knees and, keeping oyur head up and your back straight, lower yourself until your thighs are below parallel to the floor.
Push yourself back up to the starting position.

Warning:
Do this exercise slow and strict, making sure you keep your back straight. If possible, do all Squats in front of mirror so that you can check that you are keeping your back straight.

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