Squat

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

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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
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