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Barbell Low Bar Squat 101 Video Tutorial

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Barbell Low Bar Squat
Barbell Low Bar Squat

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Glutes

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Push (Bilateral)

Required Equipment

Barbell

Fitness Level

Intermediate

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Hour

Minute

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Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The barbell low bar squat is a compound exercise that targets the glutes, hamstrings, and quads. It is performed by placing a barbell across the back of the shoulders, with the hands wider than shoulder-width apart. The feet are then placed shoulder-width apart, with the toes turned slightly outward. The knees are then bent and the hips are pushed back, until the thighs are parallel to the ground. The weight is then pushed back up to the starting position, The barbell low bar squat is a challenging exercise, but it is also one of the most effective exercises for building strength and muscle mass in the lower body. It is a staple of many strength training programs, and it is also a popular exercise for athletes who participate in sports that require explosive power, such as sprinting and jumping.

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