Side squat

side squat

Technique

Stand feet together, lift one foot and step sidewise. Lower directly into squat position. Press back up to centre using glutes and repeat using other foot.

Tips

Imagine stepping sidewise with a stomp, lower slowly in control and then press back up explosively.

Alternatives

Aim at 90 degrees but start at 45 the first workouts. To make the exercise more challenging, get up on your toes in centre between each side squat.

More info

Works mainly glutes and leg muscles.

Video

Caroline Nilsson is your personal trainer showing you how to perform Side squat.

This exercise is 1 of 36 exercises that are included in the app Poworkout Trim & Tone.

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