How to Do
How to Do Touchdown Squat
The touchdown 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 touchdown squat.
Beginning Touchdown Squat
1. Stand on one leg and point your toes straight ahead.
2. Bend your hips and knees to squat.
3. Reach the opposite hand toward the balance foot as you squat.
4. Return to the starting position after a few seconds of holding the bottom of the squat.
Touchdown Squat Movement
1. Stand with your feet hip width apart and pointed straight ahead.
2. Tuck your chin in and place your hands on your hips as you lift your chest.
3. Contract your glutes, balance on one leg, and elevate the other leg parallel to it.
4. Squat while bending your hips and knees and reaching your opposing hand toward your balance foot.
5. Return to the starting position after a few seconds at the bottom of the squat.
Touchdown Squat Benefits
The Single-Leg Touchdown Squat is a maneuver that can aid with balance. This is a lower-body action that can help with balance, proprioception (or spatial awareness), and glute muscle strengthening.
Single Leg Touchdown Squat, Touchdown Squats.