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Barbell Split Squat

Angle-Based Images: Barbell Split Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Split Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Split Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Split Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Split Squat Video
Barbell Split Squat: Step 1
Step 1 Place a barbell on your upper back with an overhand grip, just as you would for a back squat. Stagger your stance, with your front foot 2-4 feet in front of your rear foot. Stay on the toes of your rear foot. This if your starting position.
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Barbell Split Squat: Step 2
Step 2 Lower your hips until your front thigh is at least parallel to the floor. Push through your front leg's heel, and drive the hips and knees upwards, to return to the starting position.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Make sure you position your legs far enough to give your hips room to drop.

Keep most of your weight on your front leg.

Do not let your knee cave inward on the ascent.

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