Overhead Barbell Squat

Free Weights / Total Body / Expert

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  • 69.65 lb
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  • 165.00 lb
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Average Sitewide Overhead Barbell Squat Weight

  • 74.47 lb
    average weight
  • 165.00 lb
    best weight
  • 34
    times logged
  • #198
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Average Male Overhead Barbell Squat Weight

  • 59.03 lb
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  • 100.00 lb
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  • 8
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  • #428
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Average Female Overhead Barbell Squat Weight

How to do the Overhead Barbell Squat:

Muscles Worked

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

Details

The overhead barbell squat is a free weights and total body exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the shoulders, abs, calves, triceps, lower back, glutes, and hamstrings ...more

The overhead barbell squat is a free weights and total body exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the shoulders, abs, calves, triceps, lower back, glutes, and hamstrings.

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

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

Tips

  1. Keep your head up throughout the exercise.
  2. Keep your back straight througout the exercise.

Variations

  1. Use dumbbells instead of a barbell.
  2. Use a flat bench behind you and as you squat lightly tap your buttocks to the bench and then return to a standing position.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Tips

  1. Keep your head up throughout the exercise.
  2. Keep your back straight througout the exercise.

Variations

  1. Use dumbbells instead of a barbell.
  2. Use a flat bench behind you and as you squat lightly tap your buttocks to the bench and then return to a standing position.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound