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
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.