Overhead Squat

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Start: This exercise has a long learning curve: it requires a lot of balance as well as tremendous strength and flexibility in your back and shoulders. Before you try to with challenging weights, you may want to try it with a broomstick, then a standard bar, then an unloaded Olympic bar. Press the bar overhead wth a full, overhand grip that's slightly wider than shoulder width Lock out your elbows, and pull your upper arms back so they're next to your ears. Set your feet shoulder-width apart with your knees slightly bet and your lower back in its naturally arch position.

Finish: Slowly descend until your thighs are parallel t the floor Pause ten push back up t the starting position.

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