Squat Thrusts

The two footed squat thrusts is a great exercise to work both your leg muscles and also your heart and lungs. Aim to gradually increase the number of repetitions you can perform of this exercise by 2 - 4 reps per week.

2 footed squat thrustsCommence the squat thrust exercise, with your hands flat facing forward under your shoulders, start with your feet together extended behind you.
 
Staying on your toes, thrust your knees upwards in the direction of your chest, aiming to have your knees ideally inline with your elbows.
 
Once your feet have landed up by your chest, thrust them back smoothly to the starting position before repeating.

Begin your squat thrusts with small movements, and increase the movement size as you get fitter.

Stretch and Warm Up before you commence any exercise and aim to finish with some good stretching to let your body and mind recover.

Look in the Circuit Exercises area for some great ways for you to design your own circuit routine at home.

Remember to record how many repetitions and sets you can perform, so that you will so how your getting fitter and stronger in all areas. Download your free PDF Record Sheet

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