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Rear Squat

The rear squat is a good exercise for both the quadriceps (thighs) and glutes (buttock) muscles.

Squat down remembering to keep your knees over your toes, with your arms pointing down towards the floor.

squat down keeping your knees over your toes raise up taking one leg straight behind to your rear

Come up, extending one leg to the rear, taking your hands to the front to aid your balance.

You can either alternate legs, or work the same leg continuously for set repetitions then swap sides.

This exercise can be made harder with the use of small dumbbells.

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 Home Workout area for a great sample workout, if any of these exercises are too hard, then adjust them to your own needs.

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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