The hack squat is a great way to develop the lower body, some on a hack squat machine. While it is many people’s go-to exercise for leg day, it can be pretty cruel and even dangerous for some.
So, what do you do if you do not want to become like Johnny Bravo with well-built arms and upper body but with chicken legs? Look for hack squat alternatives! Many other exercises give you similar results minus the bad stuff.
Read on to understand why hack squats are not for everyone and what exercises you can do instead!