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Sandbag Squat (Bear Hug)

  • Intermediate
  • Sandbag
  • Hamstrings · Quadriceps · Lower Back

Setup instructions

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

2) Hold the sandbag lengthwise and hug it close to your body.

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

2) Pause for a second at the bottom. Now, press into your heels and drive up.

3) Repeat.

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