Barbell Box Squat

Glutes

Preparation

From rack with barbell at upper chest height, position bar on back of shoulders. Grasp barbell to sides. Dismount bar from rack and back up until contact is made with box immediately behind. Stand with wide stance with feet flared out slightly.

Workout Step

  • Step-1
    Sit back onto box by bending hips back while bending knees, keeping shins nearly perpendicular or knees slightly behind ankles
  • Step-2
    Lower rear end back onto box in controlled manner
  • Step-3
    Rock torso back slightly
  • Step-4
    Once torso rocks forward, immediately stand back up rapidly by driving hips upward, keeping knees above ankles and chest high until legs are straight
  • Step-5
    Return and repeat.