Back Squat | StoneAgeFuel Barbell Club | Olympic Weightlifting | Reno 

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The back squat is an important foundational lift and should be performed on a regular basis. Here’s how you do it:

-Place the bar on top of your traps (not on your neck) 

-Puff your chest out and sit straight down. Do not push your butt back when initiating the lift 

-As you squat keep your weight in the middle of your foot. Do not shift back to your heels and do not shift to your toes 

-Keep your knees centered. Do not drive them out and do not let them collapse inward. The knees should be over the toes and should stay in line with the toes during the lift 

-Go all the way down as deep as you can go and stand back up

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