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Overhead Squat

Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm 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.

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