The overhead squat is possibly the best core strength exercise in existence. In the words of Coach Glassman: "The overhead squat is the ultimate core exercise...and peerless in developing effective athletic movement." It demands flexibility, strength, balance, and is an essential component of the snatch. It is also an excellent measure of your core stability and control, and ultimately, your ability to generate effective and efficient athletic power.
Requirements for the Overhead Squat:The same requirements apply as for the squat, but with the addition of the bar remaining locked out overhead throughout the movement.
Here are a few tips to perfect your Overhead Squat:
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See the overhead squat in action in the following video:
Heavy Overhead Squats