Bench Squat

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Move Targets: Quads, hamstring and gluteus


Step-By-Step:

Step 1: Begin standing with feet a little wider than shoulder-width apart and about 1 foot out from a step stool, chair or bench. 

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Step 2:  With your arms extended in front of you, keep the weight in your heels and lower into a deep squat position until your butt touches the bench.

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Step 3:  Once you reach the bench (without sitting down) explode back up out of the squat to standing position. Perform this move as many times as you can for 60 seconds.

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Modification (Beginner): Decrease range of motion.


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