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Prisoner Squat – Exercise of the Week

Prisoner Squat – Exercise of the Week

  • Place your hands behind your head
  • Keep your elbows back and shoulder blades pulled together to work the upper back during the exercise
  • Stand with your feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart
  • With your abs braced and glutes squeezed, start the movement at the hip joint and push your hips backward and “sit back into a chair”
  • Make your hips go back as far as possible and keep your knees in a straight line
  • Don’t let your lower back round and try to squat as deep as possible
  • Push with your glutes, hamstrings, and quadriceps to return to the start position

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