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. Water bottle squats, step up with knee raises and seal jacks 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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