Smith Machine Front Squat

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Smith Machine Front Squat

The smith machine front squat should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the smith machine front squad.

Beginning

Beginning Smith Machine Front Squat

1. Adjust the weight of the barbell and place it on the Smith machine at shoulder height.

2. Adjust the weight of the barbell and place it on the Smith machine at shoulder height.

3. Load the barbell with the weight that you prefer.

Movement

Smith Machine Front Squat Movement

1. First, perform the exercise with the weight of the bar.

2. Once you've mastered proper form, gradually increase the weight.

3. Continue gradually increasing the weight to suit your strength.

4. Get behind the bar.

5. Spread your legs hip-width apart.

6. Place your hands on the bar shoulder-width apart.

7. Bend your elbows and make sure they are pointing forward.

8. Maintain a parallel upper arm to the floor.

Benefits

Smith Machine Front Squat Benefits

It allows you to keep an upright posture, which naturally shifts tension from your glutes to your quads.

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