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Standing Squat

Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and with your arms out to your side to assist in balance as you squat down, or folded across your chest to make the exercise harder throughout the movement.

standing squat exerciseSmoothly squat your buttocks downwards, to a position whereby your thighs are parallel to the floor, keeping your back straight.
Concentrate on keeping your back straight and head up, focusing on preventing your knees from extending over your toes.
Exhale as you return back up to a standing position from your squatted position, keeping your feet firmly on the floor throughout the exercise.
Stretch and Warm Up before you commence any exercise and aim to finish with some good stretching to let your body and mind recover.

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