How to do Chair Squat

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Low

Target Body Parts: calves, glutes, quadriceps


Stand in front of a chair with your feet shoulder width apart. Put your arms across your chest with your hands touching your shoulders. The, push your hips backward, bend your knees and lower yourself down slowly to sit down on the chair. From here, lean forwards at the hips with a straight back, push down into your heels and stand up straight. Do this for a series of repetitions and keep your breathing normal and back straight.

How to make Chair Squat more challenging

This exercise can be done without the use of a chair and can be done with elastic bands or weights.

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