Overhead Squat

 Rating: 3.0/5.0
Posted by FitClick
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:20pm filed under Thighs

Calories Burned:  510 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Thighs
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Quadriceps, Spinal Erectors, Obliques, Intercostals
The entire motion should be done in a smooth, controlled manner with the downward movement no faster than the upward.
Start: Grab a light barbell (or even a broomstick) and stand holding it overhead with a very wide grip and straight arms. 
Finish: Slowly squat down, holding the bar with straight arms overhead. Rise back to the starting position.

Exercise Comments

I've never tried doing a squat like this. I may try it with a broomstick.
March 5, 2014 at 3:44pm

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