Barbell Split Squat

Free Weights / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell

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  • 42 lb
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  • 75 lb
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Average Sitewide Barbell Split Squat Weight

  • 68 lb
    average weight
  • 75 lb
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  • 2
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Average Male Barbell Split Squat Weight

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How to do Barbell Split Squat:

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barbell split squat is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the glutes, hamstrings and hip flexors ...more

barbell split squat is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the glutes, hamstrings and hip flexors.

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

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

Tips

  1. Stagger feet in a comfortable position. Do not stagger them too far apart to avoid muscle strain when performing exercise.
  2. Be sure to keep back naturally arched with gaze looking slightly upward throughout movement.
  3. Keep abs tight and be sure to exhale on way up when pushing yourself back up from squatting position.

Variations

  1. Hold squat position for a couple seconds before returning to starting position.
  2. Can be done with dumbbells instead of a barbell.
  3. Stand with feet side-by-side shoulder width apart, instead of starting staggered position. Now, step forward with right foot and dip down into squat. Return to starting position and repeat.

Other Names

  • Barbell Split Squat

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell

Tips

  1. Stagger feet in a comfortable position. Do not stagger them too far apart to avoid muscle strain when performing exercise.
  2. Be sure to keep back naturally arched with gaze looking slightly upward throughout movement.
  3. Keep abs tight and be sure to exhale on way up when pushing yourself back up from squatting position.

Variations

  1. Hold squat position for a couple seconds before returning to starting position.
  2. Can be done with dumbbells instead of a barbell.
  3. Stand with feet side-by-side shoulder width apart, instead of starting staggered position. Now, step forward with right foot and dip down into squat. Return to starting position and repeat.

Other Names

  • Barbell Split Squat

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound