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Bodyweight Squat

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Type: Strength
Main Muscle Worked: Quadriceps
Other Muscles: Glutes, Hamstrings
Equipment: Body Only
Mechanics Type: Compound
Level: Beginner
Sport: No
Force: Push
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Bodyweight Squat Guide

Main Muscle: Quadriceps

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. You can place your hands behind your head. This will be your starting position.
  2. Begin the movement by flexing your knees and hips, sitting back with your hips.
  3. Continue down to full depth if you are able,and quickly reverse the motion until you return to the starting position. As you squat, keep your head and chest up and push your knees out.



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Review: Bodyweight Squat

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10/10

Jan 29, 2015 11:43 AM: I am happy! At first these are Boring, but getting back into shape, simple basic motions to get your muscles ready again for skiing this is a Must in my futureâ¦. I started these with the Ultimate Beginners 30 Day program and I finally got to sit into my squat today and was excited for...+See More



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10/10

Jan 13, 2015 8:31 AM: Due to being an amateur I found it hard at first to get the body position right, after advise from uncle who is fitness instructor (keep knees from going over feet) I found it a good exercise to do. It burnssss



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6/10

Jan 8, 2015 11:45 AM: Get Help and explanation .. why the thigh (quadriceps) I feel very sore after my first day in beginner training plan TRAINER 7-DAY



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10/10

Dec 27, 2014 10:59 AM: I find a great way for balance on each Quad as I control the form.



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9/10

Dec 10, 2014 4:41 AM: This one got my blood pumping for first day of rededicating myself to a full transformation regimen



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9/10

Oct 21, 2014 8:04 PM: Great way to start any workout or workout program. This exercise gets the body going.



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10/10

Sep 16, 2014 2:32 PM: i like this work out since my goal is to gain muscle on my legs



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10/10

Sep 16, 2014 2:32 PM: i really like this work out since my goal is to form muscle on my legs



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10/10

Jul 11, 2014 5:26 AM: I didn't realize how out of shape I was until I tried this simple exercise!



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10/10

Jul 11, 2014 5:25 AM: i didn't realize how out of shape i was until i tried this simple exercise!



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