How to do Squats

Muscles Addressed

Calves, Glutes, Hamstrings

 

Instructions:

  1. Stand upright with feet slightly wider than hip-width apart. Keep shoulders down and toes are pointed slightly out.
  2. While keeping back straight, lower body down and backwards (as if sitting down into a chair) until thighs are parallel to the ground. Be sure that your knees do not pass over your toes.
  3. Abs should remain contracted in order to keep a straight spine.
  4. Rise back up slowly.

 

Alternatives:

Jumping Lunges, front to side lunges, one leg squat, Bulgarian spilt squats, low lunge arch, side lunges, lunges.

 

 

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