How To Barbell Hack Squats
Barbell Hack Squats Benefits
- The focus of the barbell hack squat is the quadriceps muscles. It is also a compound exercise designed to train and strengthen the entire lower body, including the hips, hamstrings, quads, and core muscles.
- Free weights are more functional as they allow the body to move naturally and force your muscles to balance the weight. During lifting a free weight, it is ensured that the muscle-mind relationship and movement skills are developed in order to perform the movement correctly.
- Barbell hack squat is one of the exercises recommended by bodybuilders to increase strength in your lower muscle profile. As with any movement, it is important to do this exercise with the right technique. If you are a beginner, it is recommended that you start with empty weights until you get the right technique.
Muscles Worked in Barbell Hack Squats
Target - Quadriceps
Synergists - Gluteus Maximus
Synergists - Adductor Magnus
Synergists - Soleus
Stabilizers - Erector Spinae
Stabilizers - Trapezius
Stabilizers - Levator Scapulae
Dynamic Stabilizers - Hamstrings
Dynamic Stabilizers - Gastrocnemius
Antagonist Stabilizers - Rectus Abdominis
Antagonist Stabilizers - Obliques