Quarter Squat

Free Weights / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell

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  • 73 lb
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How to do Quarter Squat:

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quarter squat is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the glutes and hamstrings ...more

quarter squat is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the glutes and hamstrings.

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

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

Tips

  1. Keep lower back tight and contract abs when squatting. This will minimize any strain on back.
  2. Perform exercise in a controlled, smooth motion. Do not jerk weight up or sway with the weight. If necessary lessen the weight.
  3. Keep gaze looking straight at all times to avoid a bent over back. Use a cloth or barbell pad if pressure of barbell on back is too much.

Variations

  1. Use a stabilizer ball while performing exercise to increase intensity and target stabilizer muscles.
  2. Hold squat at the 60-degree position for a couple seconds before returning to starting position.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell

Tips

  1. Keep lower back tight and contract abs when squatting. This will minimize any strain on back.
  2. Perform exercise in a controlled, smooth motion. Do not jerk weight up or sway with the weight. If necessary lessen the weight.
  3. Keep gaze looking straight at all times to avoid a bent over back. Use a cloth or barbell pad if pressure of barbell on back is too much.

Variations

  1. Use a stabilizer ball while performing exercise to increase intensity and target stabilizer muscles.
  2. Hold squat at the 60-degree position for a couple seconds before returning to starting position.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound