Static Squat Hold
- Place your feet at shoulder-width or just outside of shoulder-width. Turn your toes out slightly. Brace your core and keep your chest up.
- Swing your arms up to shoulder level as you slowly bend your knees and push your hips backward. Lower yourself until your thighs are parallel with the ground.
- Pause and stay in this position for as long as you can. Return to the starting position by dropping your arms and push your hips forward.
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Static squat hold is a gym work out exercise that targets quadriceps and also involves abs and calves and hamstrings. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Stability / swiss / exercise ball squats, side / lateral shuffles / hops / skaters and dumbbell squat clean and press are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as static squat hold. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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