Upper Legs Exercise Database -> Barbell Speed Squat

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Barbell Speed Squat

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Barbell Speed Squat

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Exercise Details

Main Muscle Group : Upper Legs

Detailed Muscle Group : Hamstrings

Other Muscle Groups : Lower Legs , Glutes

Type : Strength

Mechanics : Compound

Equipment : Barbell

Difficulty : Intermediate

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Targeted Muscle Group

Upper Legs

How To Perform Exercise

The barbell speed squat exercise is a version of the squat the uses an empty barbell and moves at a faster pace to help build speed and conditioning in the body.

Steps :

1.) Start off by placing your feet slightly wider than shoulder width apart with your knees and toes pointed slightly outward.

2.) Drawing your abs in descend slowly by bending at the knees and hips and squatting towards the floor.

3.) Lower yourself as far as you can control without letting your body shift towards your toes.

4.) Pause in the downward position and slowly return upright to the starting position.

5.) Repeat for as many reps and sets as desired.