Over time, the box squat will help improve the position of the pelvis and lumbar (lower) spine while squatting. Doing so will ensure that the correct muscles are being worked and prevent injury.

Main Muscles: Gluteus Maximus, Hamstrings, Quadriceps

Key Points:

– Keep your chest up, ass out and core tight

– Make sure the bar is resting on your traps rather than your neck

– Push your ass towards the box and rest 20% of your body weight on it before driving yourself back upwards

– Push your heels through the floor on the ascent