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Repel Squat With Bands
Area Targeted: Thigh & Butt
Some exercises with Resistance Bands are more fun than others. The Repel Squat With Tube Bands is a blast! Work your Quads (Thighs) and Glutes (Butt) as you feel as though your are repelling down the side of a mountain. This exercise is also a great gentle warm up for your knees and hips before exercises like Squats or Lunges.
Anchor: Secure the band(s) to the door with the door anchor at the top of the door.
Bands: Attach a handle to each end of the band(s).
Body Positioning: Grip a handle in each hand and stand close to the door, facing the door. Stand up tall with your back straight, chest up and feet hips width apart. Straighten your arms and point them down with the palm of each hand secured at your hips.
Squat back and down as if you were sitting in a chair. When your thighs are parallel with the floor, explosively stand up, and use the resistance to help lift you of the ground for a small hop. Repeat.
POINTS TO REMEMBER
1. Keep your chest up and back straight throughout the movement.
2. Press off your heels as you stand up.
Lying Hip Flexion