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Exercise of the Week – Wide Leg Squat

Target Muscles: Buttocks (Glutes), Thighs (Quads & Adductors), Inner Thighs & Hip Flexors

Wide Leg Squat 01 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

Begin by standing with your feet wider than shoulder width apart, arms held out raised in front of you, as shown.

Wide Leg Squat 02 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

Then slowly lower yourself into a sitting position, keeping your heels on the floor, before rising back to the start position.

Repetitions: 8-12

Sets: 2-4

This is a great lower body exercise which because of the wider stance works the inner thighs and buttocks more than a normal squat.