The Back Squat

The Back Squat

✔ Explosive Power

✔ Back, Hip, and Leg Strength

✔ Increased Muscle Mass

✔ Increased Bone Density


The barbell Back Squat is a great exercise for strengthening the muscles in the lower body, most notably, the quads, hamstrings, and glutes. The barbell back squat utilizes the muscles in the posterior chain more than the quad dominant front squat. It also strengthens the core muscles.