Squat - Instructions, Variations & Alternatives
- Lower back
Also known as
- Back Squat
- Standard Squat
- Parallel Squat
- Bodybuilding Squat
How to perform
Squat - Starting position
Squat - Muscle Under Tension
Set up & Starting position (standing)
Stand with feet hip-width apart or slightly wider and feet parallel or toes slightly turned outward.
Keeping your back straight, slowly lower your body down bending your hips and knees as if you were going to sit down. Squat down until your thighs are parallel with the floor.
Push through your heels to return to the initial position and repeat.