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Barbell Squat with Heels Raised

Angle-Based Images: Barbell Squat with Heels Raised Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Squat with Heels Raised Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Squat with Heels Raised Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Squat with Heels Raised Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Squat with Heels Raised Video
Barbell Squat with Heels Raised: Step 1
Step 1 Place a barbell on your upper back with an overhand grip. Squeeze your shoulder blades together and tighten your abdominals to maintain core stability. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and place heels on a pair of five-pound weight plates resting on the ground.
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Barbell Squat with Heels Raised: Step 2
Step 2 Bend your knees and sit into a squat by lowering your hips. At the bottom of the position, your knees should be about 90 degrees with thighs parallel to the floor. Maintain an upright posture. Pause for a second at the bottom and then explode upward to the starting position pushing through your heels
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Keep your shins vertical throughout the movement.

Do not allow your knees to fall inward.

Do not allow your chest to fall forward

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