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Sumo Squat

through 4 votes
muscles:QuadricepsMuscle, HamstringsMuscle, AdductorsMuscle, GlutesMuscle
synergists:Lower BackMuscle, AbductorsMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength, Cardio
Variations available (31)
Starting PositionExecution

General And Specifics

Starting Position

  • stand up with a bit wider than shoulder width opened legs
  • turn the feet out 10-20 degrees
  • slightly bend the knees
  • keep your back straight and the head in extension to the spine
  • push out the chest
  • you can cross or stretch the arms in front of your body

Correct Execution

  • bend your legs slowly and controlled until the thighs are parallel to the ground
  • push out the bottom backwards, so that the knees do not protrude the tiptoes
  • the knees point into the same direction like the tiptoes
  • work out without momentum
  • the arms do not move
  • push yourself back up again through pressure on the heels, do not push the legs through fully
  • go on with the next repetition immediately