Start by sitting down in a chair with your feet about hip width apart. Without using your hands to push up off the chair, stand up from the chair making sure your knees stay over your toes. After you stand straight up, return to the starting position and sit back down in the chair in a slow, controlled fashion. Perform appropriate reps per guide.
What muscle(s) this exercise is for?
- Quadriceps (Quads)
- Glutes (Gluteus Maximus, Gluteus Medius, Gluteus Minimus)
Why is this exercise important?
- This exercises increases strength of legs to improve the ability to stand up from sitting or sit down into a chair.
You should NOT do this if…
- Do not perform this exercise if you have pain while performing.