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Exercise Demonstrations

Dumbbell Squats

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Dumbbell Squats Exercise

Starting Position

Stand with feet slightly apart, grasping a dumbbell in each hand, arms hanging down at sides, palms facing in. Look straight ahead, contract abs.

Action

INHALE: Arch back slightly, squat down as if sitting back into a chair until thighs are parallel to the floor.

EXHALE: Straighten legs to the starting position.

Special Instructions

Make sure knees to not pass the line of the toes. You can also hold the dumbbells resting on your shoulders.

Muscles Worked: Quads, Glutes, Hamstrings

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