Start by standing tall with your feet about hip width apart. Take one big step with either foot – while keeping an upright posture, slowly lower your back knee towards the ground. Go as low as you can and then drive through the forward leg and return to starting position. Perform suggested reps and then perform on opposite leg.
What muscle(s) this exercise is for?
- Transverse abdominus
Why is this exercise important?
- Improves balance via split stance, increases eccentric strength and control for lowering the body.
You should NOT do this if…
- Do not perform if this causes pain.