Exercise Demos

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Squat

Muscles Worked: Quads, Glutes, Hamstrings  

Starting Stance: Begin by standing up tall, with shoulders back, feet about shoulder width apart, and toes pointed forward. 

Action: With all your weight on your heels, inhale as you squat back by bending at the knee and sticking your butt back as you lower. Keep your head and chest up, and your eyes looking forward. 

TIPS: For added balance, bring your arms out in front of you as you lower. Be sure not to let your knees go past your toes, and try to get your thighs parallel to the ground. Exhale as you press up through your heels and squeeze your butt to stand back up straight.