How To Squat: Starting Strength

Squatting technique is imperative in ensuring that you not only avoid injury but build muscle. Learn the origin of the squat, and the difference between a high bar and low bar squat from strongman Alan Thrall. He also covers a good solid technique to get strong and avoid hurting yourself!

Key Takeaways:

  • the bar needs to go up in a straight line
  • the bar needs to be on your upper back, directly above feet
  • drive hips up when lifting to get more strength

“To identify and define proper technique we have to go back to physics class for just a moment.”