Behind Neck Jerk

Free Weights / Total Body / Expert

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  • 152.50 lb
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Average Sitewide Behind Neck Jerk Weight

  • 152.50 lb
    average weight
  • 175.00 lb
    best weight
  • 1
    times logged
  • #1,533
    popularity rank

Average Male Behind Neck Jerk Weight

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How to do the Behind Neck Jerk:

Muscles Worked

Shoulders secondary Calves secondary Triceps secondary Lower back secondary Glutes secondary Hamstrings secondary Hip flexors secondary Quads primary Muscles diagram

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The behind neck jerk is a free weights and total body exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the shoulders, calves, triceps, lower back, glutes, hamstrings, and hip flexors ...more

The behind neck jerk is a free weights and total body exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the shoulders, calves, triceps, lower back, glutes, hamstrings, and hip flexors.

The only behind neck jerk equipment that you really need is the following: barbell. There are however many different behind neck jerk variations that you can try out that may require different types of behind neck jerk equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper behind neck jerk form is easy with the step by step behind neck jerk instructions, behind neck jerk tips, and the instructional behind neck jerk technique video on this page. The behind neck jerk is a push exercise for those with a expert level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the behind neck jerk video, learn how to do the behind neck jerk, and then be sure and browse through the behind neck jerk workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Be sure to explode off the ground and split your legs apart so that your leading foot is flat on the ground and trailing is on the toes.
  2. Be sure to split your legs far enough so that your leading knee does not go past your toes.
  3. Be sure you are thoroughly warmed up before attempting this exercise.

Variations

  1. Perform with the barbell in front of your neck.
  2. Perform a Squat Jerk.

Other Names

  • Rack Jerk

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Tips

  1. Be sure to explode off the ground and split your legs apart so that your leading foot is flat on the ground and trailing is on the toes.
  2. Be sure to split your legs far enough so that your leading knee does not go past your toes.
  3. Be sure you are thoroughly warmed up before attempting this exercise.

Variations

  1. Perform with the barbell in front of your neck.
  2. Perform a Squat Jerk.

Other Names

  • Rack Jerk

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound