Bodyweight squats with hands braced on wall

STRENGTH

Benefits:

  • Improves lower body strength.
  • Improves lower body definition.
  • Improves coordination between shoulder blades and hips.


Pre-Requisites:

  • Absence of shoulder pain.
  • No excessive tension in shoulder joints. 
  • No excessive tension in calves/quads/lower back.


Preparation:

  1. Start facing the wall.
  2. Place hands at shoulder-height and parallel to each other on a wall.
  3. Slight bend in knees (as opposed to locked knee position).


How to Do Movement:

  1. Keeping heels flat on the ground, squat down while pushing butt out behind your body and keeping your chest up.
  2. While breathing in, squat down until the calves feel a stretching sensation, then breathe out and stand back up.

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