Sandbag Squat

  • Intermediate
  • Sandbag
  • Hamstrings · Quadriceps · Glutes
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Setup instructions

1) Stand tall with a slight bend in the knees. Keep the chest up, core and glutes tight.

2) Hold the sandbag by the handles behind your neck - resting on your shoulders.

Perform instructions

1) Slowly bend your legs and lower yourself into a squat position. Keep the chest up, core tight, back flat and head neutral.

2) Lower your legs until they’re at least parallel to the floor.

3) Pause for a second at the bottom. Press into the heels and drive back to the starting position.

4) Repeat.

Health benefits

Strength · Muscular Endurance

Skills

Coordination · Balance

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