Squat Challenge

Challenge with different variations of squats - great functional basic exercise that gives you a strong lower body.

Exercises:

  1. Single leg squat

    single leg squat

    Use same basic technique as when training squats. Position yourself in standing position and place your weight one foot. Place toe on other foot in ground for balance. Sit back and lower into a squat position. Squeeze glutes and press back up explosively. Keep knees behind toes the entire movement.

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  2. Wide-stance squat

    wide-stance squat

    Basic technique is same as in squats, place feet twice hip-width apart and toes pointing slightly outward. Keep abs tight to support your back. Sit back as you do when sitting down on a chair. Lower until your thighs are parallel to the ground. Press your hips back up forcefully from your heels.

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  3. Squat jump

    squat jump

    Start making a squat, sit back 45-90 degrees, make sure both knees point the same direction as your toes, slightly outward. From low, jump up explosively as high as possible, using your glutes and leg muscles. Land toes first and sit back down directly.

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Squat Challenge is 1 of 24 workout routines in Poworkout Trim & Tone. Available for iPhone and iPad.

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