Overhead Squat with Barbell

In this version of the squat you hold the bar overhead as you perform the exercise.

Steps

  1. Stand with your feet a bit wider than shoulder width apart with your toes pointed slightly outward.
  2. Grasp a barbell using a wide side snatch grip with your arms and elbows fully extended.
  3. Keeping the bar overhead, bend your knees and lower your body until your thighs are parallel with the floor.
  4. Return to starting position.

Notes: Keep your feet firmly planted on the floor throughout this exercise. Keep your abs drawn in your back tight and your chest up you perform this exercise.


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