Squat

  • force push
  • level beginner
  • category lower body
  • movement compound

Instructions

  • Start by standing with arms extended forward, feet shoulder-width apart and toes pointing forward
  • Bend at the hips while simultaneously bending at the knees, keeping back straight
  • Proceed until thighs are parallel to the floor
  • Extend the hips to return to the start position

Tips and Tricks

Throughout the movement, keep your core contracted to prevent undue stress on your lower back

Both your torso and your lower legs should not exceed a 30 degree angle from perpendicular relative to the floor

Keep your knees pointed forward throughout the movement

Muscles Used
legend Target muscle Synergist muscles Stabilizer muscles
go back
go front