Body Weight Sumo / Wide Stance Squats
- 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.
- Keeping your back straight, lower your body towards the ground by bending your knees.
- 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.
- For a bonus, tense your glutes at the top of the movement.
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Body weight sumo / wide stance squats is a gym work out exercise that targets glutes & hip flexors and quadriceps and also involves hamstrings. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Foam roller inner thigh adductor / adduction stretch, foam roller outer thighs stretch and barbell step-ups are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as body weight sumo / wide stance squats. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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