Body weight squat – PICTURE – Women's Health & Fitness

Body-Weight Squat

Set: 3 | Reps: 15

WHAT IT HITS: Quads, glutes, adductors, hamstrings, hip flexors, abs 

WHY IT WORKS: Helps strengthen your entire body – both your bones and muscles (and knees); increases flexibility.

1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.

2. Lower your body as far as you can by pushing your hips back and bending your knees until your thighs are parallel to the floor.

3. Pause, and slowly stand back up.