Wall squat

The wall squat is a bodyweight exercise targeting the quadriceps, as well as other muscles in the lower body and core. The lifter's back is flat against a wall, and the back slides down and up the wall during each rep. If you don't have a smooth wall to slide on, the exercise can also be performed with an exercise ball between the back and the wall.


  1. Builds and strengthens the quadriceps
  2. Simple, safe way to train lower body for people with history of spinal injury
  3. Only requires a a wall or other flat vertical surface that can support your body weight

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