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Kettlebell Squat (Racked)

  • Intermediate
  • Kettlebell
  • Quadriceps · Hamstrings · Glutes

Setup instructions

1) Stand tall with a slight bend in the knees. Keep the chest up, core and glutes tight.

2) Rest the weights in front of your chest with elbows tucked in (racked position). Keep the shoulders down and wrists up - the lats should be engaged.

Note: Don't let the wrists bend back.

Perform instructions

1) Slowly bend your legs and lower yourself into a squat position. Keep the chest up, core tight back flat and head neutral.

2) Lower your legs until they’re at least parallel to the floor.

3) Press into the heels and drive back to the starting position.

4) Repeat.

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