Wide Squat

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Coach's Tips

It is a squat performed with your feet spread wider than a regular squat. You can focus more on your abs and inner thighs than regular squats!

How to Wide Squat

Starting Position

1. Stand with your feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.

2. Point your toes slightly outward.

3. Engage your core and keep your chest up.

4. Hold a barbell across your back or use dumbbells.

Proper Form

1. Push your hips back and down as if you are sitting in a chair.

2. Keep your chest up and your back straight.

3. Lower your body until your thighs are parallel to the floor.

4. Pause for a moment and then push through your heels to return to the starting position.

Breathing Technique

1. Breath in as you lower your body.

2. Breath out as you push your body back up.


1. Make sure to keep your back straight and core engaged throughout the movement.

2. Don't let your knees travel past your toes.

3. Don't let your knees collapse inwards.

4. Don't arch your back or round your shoulders.

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