Exercise Detail

Band Squat - Legs Exercise

Start Position End Position
Third Position Muscle Groups



Primary Muscle Group Secondary Muscle Group Joint type
Gluteals Quadriceps/Hamstrings Compound

Difficulty Equipment Needed
Basic High (Body Weight or Band)


Description
START POSITION:  Position band under heel with hands at shoulder height. This exercise may also be done using only your body weight if you do not have a band. MOVEMENT:  Starting from a standing position with feet shoulder width apart and back in neutral position, slowly drop your hips back as if to sit in a chair.  Look straight ahead and avoid letting your knees move forward over your toes.  Lower only to 90 degree bend in knees and then slowly press up through the heels to starting position.

Video
http://www.youtube.com/embed/SnKRsHeBwUs