- 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 hamstrings and quadriceps and also involves abs and hamstrings. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. High box jumps, jumping jacks / star jumps and one arm kettlebell swings are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as air squats. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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