Primary muscles: Abs, obliques, lower back
Secondary muscles: Quads, hamstrings, glutes, shoulders
Equipment: Dumbbell, medicine ball
WAIST SLIMMER SQUAT INSTRUCTIONS
1. Stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a dumbbell with both hands.
2. Rotate your torso to the right, straighten your arms and raise the dumbbell until it’s parallel to the floor.
3. Squat, as you rotate your torso to the left, and bring the dumbbell diagonally across the body until it’s close to your left hip.
4. Repeat and then switch sides.
PROPER FORM AND BREATHING PATTERN
Engage your core, breathe out as you twist your torso, keep your feet and knees pointing in the same direction, and don’t let your knees go past your toes.
The waist slimmer squat strengthens your core, thighs, shoulders and glutes, and improves the flexibility and stability of your spine.
SETS AND REPS
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