- Place your feet at shoulder width apart while keeping your chest up and your abdominals braced.
- Begin the movement by swinging your arms up towards your shoulders. At the same time, bend at the knees and drive your hips back like you’re sitting in a chair.
- Once your upper thighs are parallel with the ground, pause, then drive your hips forward to return to the starting position.
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Air squats is a gym work out exercise that targets quadriceps and also involves abs and hamstrings. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Chair squats, cardio – running / jogging / treadmill and cardio – cross trainer / crosstrainer machine are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as air squats. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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