Overhead Squats

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Overhead Squats

Sport: Rugby League, Rugby Union, Touch Football, Basketball, Netball, Soccer

Focus: Strength, Power

Muscle Group: Quads, Hamstrings

Equipment: Barbell



Exercise Description

– Start out by having a barbell in front of you on the floor
– Once you are positioned, lift the barbell up until you can rest behind your head and make sure your arms are fully extended
– Slowly lower the weight by bending your knees until your thighs are parallel to the ground while inhaling
– Now use your feet and legs to help bring the weight back up to the starting position while exhaling
– This is one rep

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