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Sumo / Plié Dumbbell Squat

Primary muscle group: Glutes & Hip Flexors, Quadriceps
Secondary: Abs, Calves, Hamstrings
Equipment: Dumbbells, Kettlebells
  1. Stand up straight with a tight core and flat back.
  2. Position your feet wider than shoulder-width. Your toes should be facing out diagonally.
  3. Holding a dumbbell with both hands in front of you, look straight ahead and bend at the knees while driving your hips backward. Your knees should be following your toes in a diagonal line.
  4. Complete this wide stance squat by having your thighs come parallel with the ground.
  5. Pause and slowly return to the starting position without locking your knees.
  6. Repeat.

Related exercises

Try these other exercises targeting the same primary muscle group:

Lying Side Leg Lift / Raise Split Alternating Squat Jumps TRX Suspension Straps Glute Bridge Mountain Climbers / Alternating Knee-ins Dumbbell Squat Thrusters / Squat to Overhead Press
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