Close Stance Hack Squat

Step 1

Stand in the hack squat and bend your knees and hips to rest your back against the backrest and shoulders against the shoulder pads. Plant both feet on the footplate fist-width apart. Release the hack squat from its locked position. This is your starting position. Inhale and brace your core. Bend at both the hips and knees, until your upper legs are parallel with the footplate of the hack squat. Ensure that your elbows remain elevated, your back remains against the backrest and your knees aligned with your toes. Exhale and push through your heels to extend your hips and knees to return to the starting position. You should feel the weight going through your glutes and quads. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions or time before returning the hack squat to its locked position.

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