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Smiths Machine Squat

Description

Preparation

  • Grasp the bar with a wide grip , the forearms will be vertical
  • Position the bar across the back of shoulders

Action

  • Unrack the bar
  • Keeping your back straight, squat down until thighs are parallel to floor
  • If heels lift or weight shifts onto toes dont squat so low.

Return

  • Lift the bar firstly with the knees then with hips
  • Lift until knees and hips are fully extended
  • Try to keep weight distribution across whole of foot even.
Type: Strength
Duration: seconds per repitition
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