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How to do wall sits or squats with proper technique?

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How to do wall sits or squats with proper technique?

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Eager to learn how to do a Wall sit / squats ? Read on further for detailed workout instructions, notes, video and pro tips for learning proper form and train better for it.

 

WHAT IS A WALL SIT / SQUATS ?

A wall sit / squat is also known as a Roman Chair. It is an exercise which is done to strengthen your quadriceps.

 

WHAT MUSCLES DOES WALL SIT / SQUATS WORKOUT ?

Primary muscle: The primary muscles being effected by performing wall sit / squat are those of Glutes & Hamstrings, Quadriceps.
Secondary muscle: Calves are also benefited if you perform this exercise.

 

WHAT EQUIPMENT DOES WALL SIT / SQUATS REQUIRE ?

No equipment is needed for you to perform a wall sit / squat.

 

HOW TO DO WALL SIT / SQUATS ?

Performing the 4 steps below, you will be able to do this exercise properly:

  1. Stand in front on a wall facing your back towards it and your head and back touching the wall.
  2. Place your feet a few inches away from the wall and maintain them at shoulder’s width apart and place your arms by your sides.
  3. Starting position: Now Squat down such that your thighs are parallel to the floor.
  4. Final position: Come back to the initial/starting posture by pushing yourself up using your legs.

 

HOW DIFFICULT IS IT TO PERFORM PERFORM WALL SIT / SQUATS ?

This exercise is Easy to perform.

 

WHO ALL CAN PERFORM WALL SIT / SQUATS ?

Anyone can perform this exercise.

 

ARE THERE ANY OTHER EXERCISES EFFECTING THE SAME PRIMARY MUSCLE GROUPS AS WALL SIT / SQUATS DOES ?

5 exercises mentioned below effect the same primary muscles:
  1. Pistol Squats
  2. Wide Stance / Sumo Barbell Squats
  3. Wall Sit / Squats
  4. Dumbbell Deadlift
  5. Stiff Legged Barbell Deadlift

This is just not to it. Find out the other best bodybuilding exercises here.

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