Split squat

Women's Health Australia - - FITNESS -

Plant both feet to­gether on the floor. This is your start­ing po­si­tion. Bend your knees slightly and pro­pel your body up­wards into the air. Re­po­si­tion your legs so that your feet land in sumo (wide) squat po­si­tion. Con­tinue bend­ing your knees un­til your up­per legs are par­al­lel with the floor, en­sur­ing that your back al­ways re­mains be­tween 45° and 90° of your hips. Pro­pel your body up­wards into the air again. Re­po­si­tion your legs to bring your feet to­gether and land in a neu­tral stand­ing po­si­tion, en­sur­ing that you main­tain

‘soft’ knees to prevent in­jury. Easy!

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