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Core Knowledge

Movements

Squat

Starting Position

  • Standing, arms straight out in front, feet shoulder width apart and straight ahead

Procedure

  • Initiating movement with hips, squat back and down until the thighs are parallel to the floor
  • Return to standing position by pushing through the hips
  • Repeat for prescribed number of repetitions

Coaching Keys

  • Do not let knees slide forward past toes during movement
  • Do not let knees collapse to the inside during the movement
  • Keep arms extended in front to allow you to sit back more comfortably
  • Keep chest up and back flat

You Should Feel It

  • Working the glutes, hamstrings, and quads

Tags: Strength, Hamstrings, Quadriceps, Lower Body Push, Glutes

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