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Prisoner squats

 

How to: 

 

Stand with your feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart and lace your fingers behind your head.

 

Keeping your elbows back, bend into a squat position – the wider squat the easier it is to get into a low squat with a straight back. Press back up to the starting position and repeat.

 

If you have trouble getting to 90 degrees with a straight back, take your feet wider to ensure you don’t compromise technique or put something under your heels such as a flat rolled towel or yoga mat.  Or get your partner to provide an ‘anchor’ so you can retain posture and get a deep squat

 

Workout: Nikki Fogden-Moore

 

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