Exercise Detail

BB / DB Squat - Legs Exercise

Start Position End Position
Third Position Muscle Groups



Primary Muscle Group Secondary Muscle Group Joint type
Gluteals Quadriceps/Hamstrings Compound

Difficulty Equipment Needed
Intermediate Low (Body Weight or Barbell or Dumbell)


Description
This exercise may be done with body weight, dumbbells, or a barbell. START POSITION:  Position barbell just below shoulders not allowing it to touch your neck.  MOVEMENT:  Starting from a standing position with feet shoulder width apart and back in neutral position, slowly drop your hips back as if to sit in a chair.  Look straight ahead and avoid letting your knees move forward over your toes.  Lower only to 90 degree bend in knees and then slowly press up through the heels to starting position.

Video
http://www.youtube.com/embed/c4NFC8_kyxw