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Modified Squats with Band Exercise

Modified Squats with Band

Starting Position Grab each handle and place feet on band, slightly wider than the hips, toes forward. Stand tall with back straight, abs engaged, legs straight and arms at your sides.

INHALE: Slowly bend at both knees to lower down towards the floor, not exceeding 90-degrees at the knees. EXHALE: Slowly straighten the knees to push back up to the start position to complete one rep.

Special Instructions Minimize any forward leaning from the waist and keep chest lifted. You should feel resistance only when pushing up to the start position. Make it easier: Bring legs closer together (closer to center of band) for less resistance. Make it harder: Place legs wider (closer to handles) to increase resistance.

Muscles Worked: Legs (quads, hamstrings, calves) and glutes