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Squats With Bands

Area Targeted: Thighs & Butt

Squats With Tube Bands are amazing for Building Overall size on your Quads (thighs), Glutes (Butt), Heck, your whole body! If you avoided squats with free weights because of the Knee and Back pain that they can cause, then you will love Tube Resistance for Squats. Since Bands do not produce momentum, there is considerably less wear, tear and pain in the joints.

Instructions:

SET UP

Anchor: Not required

Bands: Attach each end of the band(s) to a handle.

Body Positioning: Stand on the band(s) with both feet, hips width apart. Squat down and grip a handle in each hand. Raise the handles up to shoulder height, with the bands behind your arms, palms facing forward. Stand up straight. Keep your back straight, head straight, chest up, and elbows back.

MOVEMENT

Bend your legs and squat down as if you were going to sit in a chair.

POINTS TO REMEMBER

1. Keep your chest up and back flat during the exercise.

2. Make sure that you knees are tracking over your toes during the movement.

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