Primary Muscle Group: Glutes, Quadriceps
Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Glutes and Quadriceps
Preparation: Start by holding a dumbbell in each hand between your legs. You may also hold just one dumbbell with two hands as well. Your feet should be wider than shoulder width and your toes pointed slightly outward at a 45 degree angle.
Breathing: Breath out as you lower the weights down to the floor and breath back in as you move back to the starting position.
Execution: Proceed to squat down until the dumbbells almost touch the floor. Your hips should drop back and down while your knees stay directly above your feet. Repeat for the required number of repetitions.
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