Squats - Bodyweight
Other types of Squats: Free Weight Machine Resistance Tube Stability Ball
Stand with your feet hip width apart, spine in neutral alignment and abs engaged. Hold your arms straight in front of your shoulders at shoulder height (or lower them to the sides of your body each time you straighten your legs).
Bend your knees, keeping your lumbar curve in neutral alignment. Pause before your hips are even with the height of your knees, then slowly straighten your legs until they are fully extended.
Rectus femoris, Vastus lateralis, Vastus lateralis, Vastus medialis, Gluteus maximus, Adductor magnus, Soleus
TIP: Avoid letting your head tip back as this can aggravate your neck and back.
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