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Barbell Zercher Squat 101 Video Tutorial

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Barbell Zercher Squat
Barbell Zercher Squat

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Glutes

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Core

Required Equipment

Barbell

Fitness Level

Advanced

Variations

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

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00:00:00:00

Overview

The barbell. Zercher squat is an exercise that targets the glutes as the main muscle group. It is a of the traditional barbell squat, in which the bar is held in the crease of the elbows instead of on the back. This position puts more emphasis on the glutes and hamstrings, while reducing the load on the lower back, To perform a barbell. Zercher squat, start with your feet shoulder-width apart and the bar held in the crease of your elbows. Bend your knees and lower your body until your thighs are parallel to the floor. Keep your chest up and your core engaged throughout the movement. Pause at the bottom, then push back up to the starting position, The barbell. Zercher squat is a challenging exercise, but it is also very effective for building strength and size in the glutes and hamstrings. It is a good addition to any leg workout, and it can also be used as a substitute for the traditional barbell squat if you have any lower back pain.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

EQUIPMENT

Barbell

EXECUTION

Compound

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate

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