EXERCISE TUTORIALS: LOWER BODY • 57s
The Sumo Squat is a lower-body strength exercise that’s a variation of a standard squat. The key difference in this squat is that you take a wider stance and position your feet turned out.
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Close Stance Squat
Stand with your feet at around shoulder-width apart or even narrower. The feet should generally point forward in line with knees. Narrow stance squats target primarily the quadriceps, glutes, and adductors.
Start by doing a regular squat, engage your core, and jump up explosively. When you land, lower your body back into the squat position to complete one rep.
Stand tall with feet hip-width apart. Engage your core. Take a big step forward with right leg. Lower your body until right thigh is parallel to the floor and right shin is vertical. Press into right heel to drive back up to starting position.