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Intensity: Vigorous
Plane of Motion: Frontal 
Equipment: Barbell
Target Muscle: Quadriceps
High Barbell Back Squats
  • Using a Barbell


  • With a comfortable working weight 


  • Slowly step beneath the barbell onto your back


  • Placing your feet slightly farther than shoulder apart comfortably 


  • Stepping back slowly in a stable position




  • Squat slowly with the weight downward while remaining on the heels 


  • As you reach 90-degree or slightly pass the knee


  • Push upward squeezing your glutes and pushing your knees outward externally rotating your hips 

Before                           After 

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