Sumo Squat (Barbell)

strength / compound

Sumo Squat (Barbell)

strength / compound


Getting Started

  • 1

    Start by standing with your feet slightly wider than hip-width apart and your toes pointed outward.

  • 2

    Hold a barbell across your upper back, just below your neck.

  • 3

    Your hands should be wider than shoulder-width apart and your palms should face away from your body.

  • 4

    Bend your knees and lower your hips, pushing your butt back behind you.

  • 5

    Keep your back straight and your chest up as you squat down.

  • 6

    Continue to lower yourself until your thighs are parallel to the ground.

  • 7

    Push through your heels to drive yourself back up and return to the starting position.

  • 8

    Complete the desired number of repetitions and then repeat the exercise.