Squat How To

Why do it?

The Squat is the King of Exercises. It develops your legs more completely than any other exercise and also requires a solid core.

Form Check

Parallel (at least) Stable footing Knees locked One attempt (no repeat bouncing)


  1. Grip the barbell and stand up to lift it off the rack
  2. Step back with each leg until you are clear of the rack, setting up your footing for the lift
  1. Lower yourself until your thighs are at most parallel to the floor
  1. Raise yourself back up to standing
  1. Step forward to rerack the barbell

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