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Overhead Barbell Squat

Angle-Based Images: Overhead Barbell Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Overhead Barbell Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Overhead Barbell Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Overhead Barbell Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Overhead Barbell Squat Video
Overhead Barbell Squat: Step 1
Step 1 Position barbell over your head using an overhand grip with hands approximately twice as wide as shoulder-width apart and arms fully extended. Your feet will be shoulder width apart. Keep chin and back tall.
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Overhead Barbell Squat: Step 2
Step 2 Brace core and slowly descend hips until thighs become parallel to floor. Pause and quickly drive hips back to starting position. Keep torso as tall as possible.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Do not let the knees cave inward.

Do not let allow your back to round during the exercise. Instead, keep spine tall and chest lifted.

Do not bend the elbows as you support the weight overhead.

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