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Squats

Primary Muscles Worked: Quadriceps (quads), Gluteus maximus (glutes), Hamstrings

Squats are easy to do because they don’t require any equipment! Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and place your hands behind your head. As you squat, keep your head and chest lifted throughout and push your knees out. See how many squats you can do in 60 seconds and then try to increase every day!

Squats 1

1. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. You can place your hands behind your head. This will be your starting position. Squat down by bending the ankles, knees, and hips.

Squats 2 2. Continue down to full depth if you are able and quickly reverse the motion until you return to the starting position. As you squat, keep your head and chest lifted throughout and push your knees out.
Squats 33. Return to standing position with the arms stretched overhead. Repeat this movement for one minute.