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Barbell Hack Squat

Free Weights / Intermediate
  • Quads
  • Forearms
  • Calves
  • Hamstrings
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How to do the Barbell Hack Squat - Learn Proper Barbell Hack Squat Form

  1. Step 1: Stand up straight and position your feet shoulder width apart. Hold a barbell behind you at arm's length. This is the starting position for the exercise.
  2. Step 2: Squat until your upper thighs are parallel with the floor. Keep your eyes up and your back straight while performing this move. Inhale as your slowly move down.
  3. Step 3: Press down with the heel of the foot and squeeze with the thighs to move back up. Exhale as you do so.
  4. Step 4: Repeat the process for the desired number of repetitions.

Barbell Hack Squat Variations and Barbell Hack Squat Alternatives

  1. Variation 1: Beginners can elevate their heels by placing them on a small block.

Barbell Hack Squat Tips

  1. Tip 1: When the palms of your hand are facing back, a shoulder-width grip is best.
  2. Tip 2: Use wrist wraps to get a better grip.

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Barbell Hack Squat Training Details

The barbell hack squat is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the forearms, calves, and hamstrings.

The only barbell hack squat equipment that you really need is the following: barbell. There are however many different barbell hack squat variations that you can try out that may require different types of barbell hack squat equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper barbell hack squat form is easy with the step by step barbell hack squat instructions, barbell hack squat tips, and the instructional barbell hack squat technique video on this page. The barbell hack squat is a push exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the barbell hack squat video, learn how to do the barbell hack squat, and then be sure and browse through the barbell hack squat workouts on our workout plans page!

Barbell Hack Squat Sports

Barbell Hack Squat Force Type: Push
Barbell Hack Squat Mechanics Type: Compound
Barbell Hack Squat Other Names: Barbell Hack Squats

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