Dumbbell Squat

• Hold dumbbells at side and assume athletic stance with feet slightly wider than hip width
• Keeping knees behind toes and chest up, sit back and lower into squat position until tops of thighs are parallel to ground
• Drive up and forward out of squat position

Sets/Reps: 3-4x10
Benefits: General lower-body strength/Balance

Barrieu: Using dumbbells is more adaptive to our sport, because you are always fighting for balance. It is harder to squat with dumbbells than with a bar, and especially a machine. If you want to get stronger, you have to squat.

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