Strength

Barbell Hex Bar Squat

The Barbell Hex Bar Squat focuses on strengthening your lower body, particularly legs and buttocks. Its unique hexagonal bar design ensures less back strain and improves hip and knee flexibility, balance, and coordination.
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Barbell Hex Bar Squat instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand in the middle of the hex bar with your feet shoulder-width apart.
2
Hover your hands over the two handles, then bend your knees and hips to grasp them.
3
Stand up by driving through your heels and straightening your legs, pulling the bar with you.
4
Now bend your knees and hips again to lower the bar back to the ground.
5
Repeat this movement for the programmed number of reps, remembering to keep your back straight throughout each rep.
Stand in the middle of the hex bar with your feet shoulder-width apart.
Hover your hands over the two handles, then bend your knees and hips to grasp them.
Stand up by driving through your heels and straightening your legs, pulling the bar with you.
Now bend your knees and hips again to lower the bar back to the ground.
Repeat this movement for the programmed number of reps, remembering to keep your back straight throughout each rep.
Equipment needed
Bands
Barbell
Battle Ropes
Bench
Bosu
Box
Cables
Dip Bar
Dumbbell
EZ Curl Bar
Hex Bar
Kettlebell
Ladder
Machine
Pull-Up Bar
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