Smith Machine Sissy Squats

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Smith Machine Sissy Squats

The smith machine sissy squats 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 smith machine sissy squats.

Beginning

Beginning Smith Machine Sissy Squats

Enter the sissy squat machine. One padded roller should rest between your toes and the top of your feet. The second padded roller is placed behind both of the calf muscles.

Movement

Smith Machine Sissy Squats Movement

1. Squeeze your abs and roll your shoulders back and down once you're securely locked in. Simply sit back and relax.

2. Form a traditional squat with your quadriceps parallel to the ground. Return to standing once you've reached the end of your range of motion.

Benefits

Smith Machine Sissy Squats Benefits

Sissy squats primarily work the quadriceps while also working the hip flexors, core strength, and improving balance.

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