From a standing position with your back straight and your bottom sticking out slightly, bend your hips and knees approximately #90º or until your thighs are parallel with the floor. Return to the starting position.

Count one repetition per bend.


– Always keep your back straight.
– Your knees should stay in line with your feet as you bend.
– Lower yourself until your hips are lower than your knees.

Alternative exercise:

– Lunge