|Exercise Help & Tips: Skater Squats|
Stand tall with feet shoulder-width apart, back straight, legs straight and hands clasped in front of your chest.
INHALE: Squat by by bending from the knees and hips, keeping back straight, chest lifted and weight in your heels.
EXHALE: Straighten legs to push up to standing, shifting weight into the left leg while lifting your right leg off to the side, toes pointed forward.
INHALE: Place right leg back to the floor (hip-distance apart) and bend knees and hips to squat again.
EXHALE: Straighten legs to push up to standing, this time shiting weight into the right leg while lifting left leg off to the side, toes pointed forward to complete one rep.
Hold a chair or wall for balance if necessary. Keep abs engaged and gaze at one focal point to aid in balance.
Muscles Worked: Quads, Glutes, Hips, Outer thigh