Feet should be roughly hip width apart, and imagine a soccer ball pushing your knees out slightly
Other things to watch for: Chin out and Bottom out
The final progression of this body weight resistance exercise is to extend hands as high as possible creating a Y shape. The challenge is to drop into the squat
while the hands and arms are kept from tipping forwards.
The next progression is to place the finger tips on the temples and ensuring shoulder blades are pulled back envisaging holding a coin between them!
Hand position affects balance so that a squat with hands in front, arms out stretched allows for easier balance.
Q: Are the arms optional in the squat?
A: No they are integral. They assist in balance and high-light core stability issues
Walk on your heels.
This is to promote the engagement of other muscles and also to develop further sensory ability in the lower limbs.
This also increases stability via increased muscle tone and proprioceptive abilities which ensures that the risk of twisting your ankles is decreased!