How to Master the Squat

Wall Squat

  • This therapeutic version of the basic squat is recommended to help people recover from knee injuries. It strengthens the quads which help to support the knee joint.
  • This version is a plyometric supported hold—making it ideal for people recovering from injury.
  • Simply rest your back against a wall before lowering yourself down into a basic squat.
  • Hold for 60 seconds and then return to start.
     

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