Body Weight Squats

Body Weight Squats (50)

Start Position: Feet hip or shoulder width apart pointing toes straight ahead or slightly out.
  1. Keep the back straight, bend the knees and sit back and down until the thighs are parallel to the floor.
  2. Position arms where comfortable as long you reach start and finishing positions outlined in the movement standards.
  3. Keeping the feet flat, drive the heels into the floor and extend the hips and knees until the legs are straight.
Finish Position: Same as start position.

Trainers Tips

  1.  Keep feet flat on the floor with equal distribution of weight through forefoot and heel.
  2. Do not round the back. Keep the back straight, head up and look ahead throughout the movement.
  3. Do not allow the knees to go past the toes.
  4. Keep the knees pointing in the same direction as the feet throughout the movement.
 No Rep:
  1. Thighs higher than parallel to the floor.
  2. Not standing up with hips and knees fully extended the top/end of the movement.