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Hack Squat Machine

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Coach's Tips

It's a workout that can train most of the lower body muscles using a machine. Your forms can be more stable when you do a machine workouts.

How to

Starting Position

1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your toes facing forward. 2. Position the back of your thighs against the back pad of the hack squat machine. 3. Place your shoulders under the shoulder pads, and your hands on the handles of the machine. 4. Lift your chest and ensure that your back is straight.

Proper Form

1. Exhale as you push your feet into the platform, driving the weight upward. 2. Keep your back pressed against the back pad of the machine throughout the movement. 3. Inhale as you slowly lower the weight back to the starting position.

Breathing Technique

1. Exhale as you push the weight upward. 2. Inhale as you slowly lower the weight back to the starting position.

Precautions

1. Make sure your back is straight and your chest is lifted throughout the exercise. 2. Do not round your back as you push the weight upward. 3. Do not lock your knees at the top of the movement. 4. Do not use too much weight, as this can cause injury.

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