Place a barbell at shoulder height on a squat rack to begin. Position yourself with your heels pointing slightly outward, spaced shoulder-width apart. The barbell should be supported on the upper back with a comfortable hold.
Maintain an overhand grip while holding a barbell at shoulder height, with palms slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.
Angle your feet to a distance of hip-width and hold a barbell in front of you. Maintaining a straight back, hinge at your hips and grasp the barbell with your palms shoulder-width apart.
By maintaining an overhand grip, grasp a barbell with your palms slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.