Barbell Siff Squat

The barbell siff squat develops strength throughout the entire lower body. This exercise improves balance, stability, and coordination due to nature of the foot positioning.


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    Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and place a barbell on your upper back with an overhand grip. Squeeze your shoulder blades together and tighten your abs. Rise up onto the balls of your feet.
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    Like a regular squat, drop your hips first, then bend your knees to about 90 degrees. Stay on the balls of your feet throughout the exercise.
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    Pause for one second, then return to the starting position, pushing up through the balls of your feet.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Do not allow your knees to collapse inwards. Press your knees out during the movement.
  • Do not lean forward. Maintain an upright posture.