Wall Sit

Front lower body, core
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Coach's Tips

It's a workout to lean against the wall. It can strengthen your lower body and core muscles!

How to Wall Sit

Starting Position

1. Stand with your back against a wall, with your feet about a foot away from the wall and your feet shoulder-width apart.

2. Gently slide your back down the wall until your knees form a 90-degree angle. Make sure your knees are directly above your ankles and your hips are at the same height as your knees.

3. Keep your chest lifted and your chin tucked slightly in.

Proper Form

1. Hold the position for 30 seconds while keeping your core engaged.

2. To increase the difficulty, hold the position for a longer period of time, up to 60 seconds.

Breathing Technique

1. Take deep breaths while in the wall sit position, breathing in and out through your nose.

2. Focus on breathing in and out slowly, keeping your chest lifted and your core engaged.


1. Make sure you are using proper form while in the wall sit position.

2. Don_ round your back or arch your lower back.

3. Make sure your knees are not extending past your toes.

4. If you experience any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise and consult with a doctor or physical therapist.

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