How to: Negative Squat
Primary Muscles Used:Upper Legs, Glutes, Gluteals, Quads, Hamstrings
- Plant both feet on the floor shoulder-width apart. This is your starting position.
- Inhale. Taking a full three seconds, 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 within a 45- to 90-degree angle to your hips.
- Exhale. Taking one second, push through the heels of your feet and extend your legs to return to the starting position. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.
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