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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: NoForce: 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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May 21, 2016 7:39 AM: This is good for total body workout.

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May 5, 2016 4:35 AM: basic move. always good.

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Jan 25, 2016 3:49 PM: For beginners: So so so important to master this form before adding weight, it will not make maintaining proper technique easier. If you can't body squat properly, don't fool yourself into thinking you can barbell squat properly (like I naively did).. Best exercise I've amassed in my arsenal, so many...+See More

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Jan 12, 2016 2:00 PM: Good excercise

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Jan 7, 2016 11:58 AM: Great excerise to help support running and swimming

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Sep 10, 2015 6:08 PM: A great strengthning exercise for those of us with knee issues (arthritis). After a few weeks of doing these 6 days a week, I feel the strength effects in my quads and hamstrings. Looking forward to seeing those muscles develop 😀.

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May 11, 2015 10:57 PM: Please mention how many rounds are required as well. It will help beginners like me.

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Apr 24, 2015 7:52 AM: Very simple exercise! I start this with my workout

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Mar 13, 2015 8:47 AM: good

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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 future…. 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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