Sandbag Front Squats September 15, 2014ExercisesSSD Front Squats: This movement is very similar to the barbell Front Squat. Grasp underneath the bag, cradling it high on the chest. Keep your eyes fixated forward. While continuing to push the elbows up and the chest out. Lower your body, starting with a hip movement back. Staying back on the heels squat down and then push back through your heels to stand back up.