Squatober 2021 | BridgeAthletic
Are you participating in Squatober? Here are a few squat variations to add to a workout this month.
Variation 1: Bodyweight Squat
Cue 1: Stand. Feet at hip width. Chest up, back flat.
Cue 2: Sink hips, butt back, thighs parallel to floor. Extend arms in front of body. Hold.
Cue 3: Drive through heels to start position.
Variation 2: Split Squat
Cue 1: Standing, feet in lunge position. Back flat and chest up. Front knee over front ankle.
Cue 2: Sink hips. Front knee over front ankle. Back knee toward floor. Chest up and back flat.
Cue 3: Drive through front foot, lifting body. Chest up, back flat. Reset and repeat.
Variation 3:Lateral Squat
Cue 1: Stand, wide stance. Back flat, chest up, arms extended in front of body.
Cue 2: Transition weight to one side. Sink hips, butt back. Knee over ankle. Toes should remain straight ahead
Cue 3: Drive through heel, return to starting position. Repeat movement for opposite leg.
Cue 4: Return to starting position. Repeat, alternating legs for prescribed reps.