Narrow Stance Squat
How to: Narrow Stance Squat
Primary Muscles Used:Upper Legs, Glutes, Gluteals, Quads, Hamstrings
- Safely place a barbell on your shoulders. Please read the barbell safety cues for instructions on how to do this. Plant both feet on the floor a fist width apart.
- Looking straight ahead, bend at both the hips and knees, ensuring that your knees remain in line with your toes. Continue bending your knees until your upper legs are parallel with the floor. Ensure that your back remains between 45 and 90 degrees of your hips. Push through your heels and extend your legs to return to a neutral standing position. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.
For a gym-based alternative that lets you exercise with heavier weights, try a narrow stance leg press.
Alternative Exercises for Gluteals
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