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Dumbbell Sumo Squat

Hip up, inner thigh

Coach's Tips

This workout targets front, back, left and right side of your thighs. All at once.

How to

Starting Position

1. Stand with your feet wider than shoulder width apart, toes pointed outwards. 2. Hold a dumbbell in each hand, palms facing your body. 3. Keep your arms straight, and the dumbbells close to your body. 4. Your spine should be neutral and your chest and head up.

Proper Form

1. Bend your knees and lower your body, pushing your hips back and down. 2. Stop when your thighs are parallel to the floor, or when your hamstrings begin to feel tight. 3. Drive your heels into the ground, and push your body back up to the starting position.

Breathing Technique

1. Inhale as you lower your body. 2. Exhale as you return to the starting position.

Precautions

1. Make sure to keep your back neutral and your chest up throughout the exercise. 2. Keep your core engaged to help maintain your balance and stability. 3. Stop if you feel any pain or discomfort in your lower back or knees.

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