Smith Machine Squats
- Begin by positioning yourself underneath a Smith Machine barbell. Make sure the bar is across your upper traps and NOT your neck.
- Place your feet at shoulder-width with your toes pointed slightly out. Brace your core and keep your chest up.
- Bend first at the knees then at the hips. Lower yourself until your thighs are parallel with the floor. Return to the starting position.
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Smith machine squats is a gym work out exercise that targets hamstrings and quadriceps and also involves glutes & hip flexors and hamstrings. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Pistol / single-leg extended arm squats, bosu ball squats and squats to side leg raises/lifts are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as smith machine squats. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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