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Skater Squats Exercise

Skater Squats

Starting Position Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, hands on hips or behind back.

Action Squat down slightly, bending from the knees, keeping abs tight.

EXHALE: Lift left leg to side as you bend right knee to squat. Hold for 1-3 counts.

INHALE: Bring leg back to center (keeping legs bent in the squat position). Straighten legs to come out of the squat.

Repeat on opposite side for one rep.

Special Instructions Don't let knee of squatting leg go past toes. Lean slightly forward. Hold a chair or wall for balance if necessary.

Muscles Worked: Quads, Glutes, Hips, Outer thigh