Sissy Squat Bodyweight

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Sissy Squat

The sissy squat should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the sissy squat .

Beginning

Beginning Sissy Squats

Grab a 3 inch high block or step (pretty much anything that can hold your weight and won't move while you're performing the exercise is fine, such as a dumbbell or a weighted plate). This will assist you in maintaining your ankles raised throughout the movement.

Movement

Sissy Squats Movement

1. Bend your knees and lean backwards to lower your body into a squat.

2. Squat as low as you can without falling over.

3. Maintain the position for 3 seconds.

4. Return to the starting position by pushing yourself up.

5. Repeat.

Benefits

Sissy Squats Benefits

The sissy squat is an excellent exercise for developing quads, working on hip flexors, and strengthening your core all at the same time.

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