Sets: 2-4 Reps: Work up to your 3RM
Stand with your feet a bit wider than shoulder-width apart and your toes turned slightly outward. Bend your hips back and then your knees (push them outward as you go down) to lower your body as far as you can. Ttry to get your thighs at least parallel to the floor. Keep your posture as upright as possible and maintain the normal arch in your lower back. Perform 15 reps the first set, 12 reps the second set, 10 reps the third, and then eight reps on the last set. Increase the weight accordingly on each set.