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Barbell Box Squat

Angle-Based Images: Barbell Box Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Box Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Box Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Box Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Box Squat Video
Barbell Box Squat: Step 1
Step 1 Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart in front of a chair-level box with a loaded barbell resting on the back of your shoulders. Push your hips back, and bend at the knees to get into a half-squat position.
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Barbell Box Squat: Step 2
Step 2 Descend into a full squat position, but be sure not to sit on the box top. Pause when thighs are parallel and just a few inches from top. Brace core, pause, and then drive hips upward back into starting position.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Do not rise completely from the squat position during the repetitions. Instead, make sure to keep knees bent into the half-squat at the top of the movement.

Do not let the knees cave inward.

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