Sumo / Plié Dumbbell Squats
- Stand up straight with a tight core and flat back.
- Position your feet wider than shoulder-width. Your toes should be facing out diagonally.
- 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.
- Complete this wide stance squat by having your thighs come parallel with the ground.
- Pause and slowly return to the starting position without locking your knees.
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Sumo / plié dumbbell squats is a gym work out exercise that targets glutes & hip flexors and quadriceps and also involves abs and calves and hamstrings. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Cable hip extensions, inchworms / walkouts and surrenders are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as sumo / plié dumbbell squats. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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