Squat free weights instead using the Power Rack, Squat Rack or Squat Stands. Here’s how to Squat in five simple steps…
Face the bar. Grab it tight with a medium grip. Put it on your upper-back by dipping under the bar. Raise your chest.
Un-rack. Move your feet under the bar. Un-rack it by straightening your legs. Step back with straight legs. Lock your hips and knees.
Squat down. Push your knees out while moving your hips back. Keep your lower back neutral.
Break Parallel. Squat down until your hips are below your knees.
Thighs parallel to the floor isn’t low enough. You must break parallel.
Squat Up. Break parallel then Squat back up. Keep your knees out and chest up. Lock your hips and knees at the top. Breathe.