Primary Muscle Group: Quadriceps
Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Quadriceps and Glutes
Preparation: Stand with your hands on your hips, head and back straight up, feet a little more than shoulder width apart and knees slightly bent.
Breathing: Breath out on the contraction upward and breath back in on the way back down to the start position.
Execution: Begin the exercise movement by squatting down while maintaining a straight back, head and spine while you bend your knees and almost try and sit down. Your knees should reach almost 90 degrees as you pause at the bottom of the exercise movement. As you squat downward, extend your arms and hands outward in front of your body to help maintain your balance. Move back to the start position and repeat.
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