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Core Knowledge


Lateral Squat

Starting Position

  • Standing


  • Standing with your feet wider than shoulder width apart, shift your hips to the left and down by bending your left knee and keeping your right leg straight.
  • Your feet should be straight ahead and flat on the ground.
  • Push through your left hip, returning to the starting position.
  • Alternate sides and repeat for the prescribed number of repetitions.

Coaching Keys

  • Keep your knee on your "working" side behind your toes.
  • Keep your opposite leg straight, your back flat, and your chest up.

You Should Feel It

  • Lengthening and strengthening your glutes, groin, hamstrings, and quads

Tags: Glutes, Hamstrings, Quadriceps, Movement Preparation, Groin, Stretching