For today’s How-To Series, we will be discussing the back squat. This exercise is often referred to as the “king of leg exercises”, and for good reason. The back squat is incredibly effective at strengthening your legs and hips, while simultaneously improving mobility and stability throughout your whole body. Keep reading to find out how to perform this exercise!
Using a squat rack, position the barbell on your back (at shoulder height)
Inhale and set your posture with your chest up.
Lower under control until your thighs are below your knees. Keep your feet flat and your knees tracking over top of your ankles.
Exhaling, push off with your heels to straighten your legs and return to a standing position.
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