Lower BodyVideo

Squat to Press

Starting Position:
Standing with feet shoulder width apart.  Med-ball is held with both hands at chest level. 

Movement:
Lower into a deep squat position by flexing the ankles, knees and hips.  While lowering, push the ball away from the chest by extending the arms.  Immediately return to the starting position.  On reaching the “up”osition immediately raise the ball above the head by extending the arms.  Repeat for the designated number of reps.

Speed:
Slow and controlled to moderate.

Variations:
Perform on one leg (see Single Leg Squat)

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