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Body Weight Sumo / Wide Stance Squats

Body Weight Sumo / Wide Stance Squats
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    1. Stand with your feet in a wide stance, with your toes slightly pointed outwards – like a sumo wrestler. Hold your hands together in front of your chest.
    2. Keeping your back straight, lower your body towards the ground by bending your knees.
    3. As you reach a fully squatting position (legs are bent at a 90-degree angle), hold the pose for 1 second before driving your feet into the floor and slowly push your body back up to the starting position.
    4. For a bonus, tense your glutes at the top of the movement.

 

 

 

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