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Core Knowledge


Front Squat - Barbell

Starting Position

  • Standing holding barbell on front of shoulders with elbows up


  • Initiating movement with hips, squat back and down until the thighs are parallel to the floor
  • Return to standing position by pushing through the hips
  • Repeat for prescribed number of repetitions

Coaching Keys

  • Do not let knees slide forward past toes during movement
  • Do not let knees collapse to the inside during the movement
  • Keep chest up and back flat

You Should Feel It

  • Working the glutes, hamstrings, and quads

Tags: Strength, Glutes, Hamstrings, Quadriceps, Lower Body Push, Barbell