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Overhead Squat

Shoulders, Lats, Core, Legs

• Weight on heels

• Lumbar curve maintained

• Chest up

• Maintain constant upward pressure on the bar, and active shoulders, to support the load

• Bar remains in the frontal plane or slightly behind

• Butt travels back and down

• Bottom of squat is below parallel (hip crease is below the top of the kneecap)

• Knees track parallel to feet

• Return to full extension at the hips and knees to complete the move

• Head position is neutral

• Return to full extension at the top of movement.

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