Sumo Squat Bodyweight

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Sumo Squat Bodyweight

The sumo squat bodyweight 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 sumo squat bodyweight.

Beginning

Beginning Sumo Squat

1. Standing wider than hip-width apart is a good idea. Allow yourself a few feet of space and take a wide stance.

2. Angle your toes outward and away from your body's center.

Movement

Sumo Squat Movement

1. Lower your squat by bending your knees and hips and squeezing your glutes at the bottom.

2. Keep your back neutral and extended at all times, drawing your tailbone straight down to the floor. Allowing your knees to extend past your toes or leaning your upper torso forward are both bad ideas.

3. Press up to standing by driving up through your heels once you've been lowered.

4. Begin with three sets of eight to twelve reps.

Benefits

Sumo Squat Benefits

The quadriceps, gluteus muscles, hips, hamstrings, and calves are all strengthened in this movement pattern, with an emphasis on the inner thighs and abductors.

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