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Wall Sit

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

Starting Position

  • stand with your back in front of a wall about one step length apart
  • the feet are hip width apart, rotate the tiptoes a bit outwards
  • the back is straight, lean against the wall
  • both legs are diagonally now
  • let the arms hang down next to your body

Correct Execution

  • glide down the wall until your legs are in a 90 degree angle
  • the feet do not move
  • push the back against the wall fully, avoid a hollow-back
  • try to hold this static position for 30 seconds

tip for the workout

  • you can ease the wall sit exercise by shoring up the hands on the thighs