Body Parts

  • Shoulders
  • Legs
  • Hamstrings
  • Gluteus maximus
  • Quadriceps Femoris
  • Trapezius
  • Upper Trapezius
  • Medial Deltoid
  • Lower Trapezius

Position

  • Place your feet hip-width apart.
  • Place your hands on the bar one inch outside shoulder width.
  • Prioritize a hook grip.
  • Place your shoulders slightly in front of the bar.

Execution

  • Bend your hips to let the bar slide below your knee and quickly come back to the starting position to increase the speed of the thrust.
  • Keep the bar close to your body throughout this phase to find the contact point located mid-thigh.
  • Lift your shoulders while your arms are pulling upwards.
  • Hold the bar at collarbone level while rapidly flexing your hips.
  • Finish the movement by fully extending your hips and knees and hold the bar in a front squat position.

Care

Always look forwards. Keep an adequate lumbar curve . Keep your body weight more on your heels until knee extension. Keep your knees aligned with your toes.

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