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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

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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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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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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6/10

May 20, 2014 9:30 AM: I tend to get sore in my neck when doing this, which doesn't feel right at all.



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May 13, 2014 11:55 PM: 10



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Exercise Rating
8/10

Apr 26, 2014 12:58 PM: Tricks: Good choice for beginners, if this is easy for you, try to do the reps faster. If it is still easy for you, do squat with barbell or dumbelss.



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10/10

Mar 25, 2014 1:15 PM: ;)



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Review: Bodyweight Squat

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10/10

Mar 15, 2014 10:54 AM: Tough but great. I am thrilled I could do 2 sets of 26 and 22 on my first day. Psyched!



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Mar 4, 2014 5:34 PM: wow... first day did 50 .... feeling awesome... i guess i can do more..



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