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  • H A C K  S Q U A T S
    Muscles worked: Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Glutes

    Instructions:
    Position yourself on the hack squat with your shoulders under the pads with your head relaxed against the head pad. Position your feet close together towards the top of the plate with your toes pointed out slightly. Grasp your hands on the handles found by your side. Push the weight up with your legs and at the same time rotate the handles outward. Keep your knees slightly bent, back straight and head relaxed. This is your starting position. Bend your knees and lower yourself towards the plate until your thighs are just below your knees. Push yourself back to the starting position and repeat.
    Note: Handles are sometimes provided alongside your head to grasp while performing a set.
    Dont's:
    Don't let your back move away from the pad. Keep your back flat against it at all times

    Alternate exercises: Barbell Squats, Smithmachine squats, Dumbbell squats, Leg press

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