Tip-toe Squats With Overhead Reach and Deceleration

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Tip-toe Squats With Overhead Reach and Deceleration

The tip-toe squats with overhead reach and deceleration 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 tip-toe squats with overhead reach and deceleration.

Beginning

Beginning Tip-toe Squats With Overhead Reach

Place an exercise ball behind your lower back and against a sturdy wall for support as you stand with your feet about hip or shoulder width apart.

Movement

Tip-toe Squats With Overhead Reach Movement

1. If you're using weights, keep them at your sides, just over your shoulders, or propped up on your upper thighs.

2. Lower into a squat by bending the knees and keeping them in line with the toes.

3. To return to the beginning position, lower as much as you can (but no lower than 90 degrees) and press into your heels.

4. Perform 1-3 sets of 10-16 repetitions on each side.

Benefits

Tip-toe Squats With Overhead Reach Benefits

Toe raises work on range of motion and enhance general foot health by activating these tendons, adjacent muscles, and ligaments.

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