Box Squat

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell
  • Flat Bench
  • Box

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  • 37 lb
    average weight
  • 140 lb
    best weight
  • 22
    times logged
  • #520
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Box Squat Weight

  • 80 lb
    average weight
  • 80 lb
    best weight
  • 1
    times logged
  • #358
    popularity rank

Average Male Box Squat Weight

  • 38 lb
    average weight
  • 95 lb
    best weight
  • 6
    times logged
  • #631
    popularity rank

Average Female Box Squat Weight

How to do Box Squat:

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box squat is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, lower back, glutes and hamstrings ...more

box squat is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, lower back, glutes and hamstrings.

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

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

Tips

  1. If you have performed the exercise correctly, your knees will be in a straight line with your toes. If your knees are past your toes, you haven't done the exercise correctly.
  2. Do not slouch while performing the exercise, as this can cause a back injury.
  3. Do not increase your weight resistance unless you are comfortable performing 3 sets of 15 repetitions at your current weight limit.

Variations

  1. Dumbbells can be used instead of a barbell. Place a dumbbell in each hand and allow your arms to hang freely at your sides as you raise and lower your body.
  2. Use a leg press instead of a bench.
  3. This exercise can also be one standing in front of the squat rack without the chair.

Other Names

  • Barbell Box Squat

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell
  • Flat Bench
  • Box

Tips

  1. If you have performed the exercise correctly, your knees will be in a straight line with your toes. If your knees are past your toes, you haven't done the exercise correctly.
  2. Do not slouch while performing the exercise, as this can cause a back injury.
  3. Do not increase your weight resistance unless you are comfortable performing 3 sets of 15 repetitions at your current weight limit.

Variations

  1. Dumbbells can be used instead of a barbell. Place a dumbbell in each hand and allow your arms to hang freely at your sides as you raise and lower your body.
  2. Use a leg press instead of a bench.
  3. This exercise can also be one standing in front of the squat rack without the chair.

Other Names

  • Barbell Box Squat

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound