Back Squat

How to Properly Perform a Back Squat

  • Shoulder-width stance
  • Bar rests on upper back
  • Hands just outside shoulders
  • Full grip on the bar
  • Elbows pointed back
  • Hips descend back and down
  • Hips descend lower than knees
  • Lumbar curve maintained
  • Heels down
  • Knees in-line with toes
  • Complete at full hip and knee extension