Squat with Shoulder Raise

By Joanna 01/04/2017 In
Exercise Library


Equipment Needed:

Workout Type:

Body Focus:


• Stand tall with your feet shoulder-width apart and pointing straight ahead. Hold a dumbbell in front of your body. The arms should hang freely during the first part of the movement.
• Start to lower your body back as far as you can by pushing your hips back and bending your knees to 90°, pushing your body weight into your heels.
• Raise the dumbbell above your head, keeping abdominals engaged and elbows soft, shoulders relaxed and down; squeeze glutes as you raise the dumbbell above your head, pause and lower to starting position.
• Repeat this exercise for the desired number of repetitions.

Useful Tips:
• Keep your chest up, back flat and look ahead.
• Avoid rounding your shoulders and back.
• Do not let your knees collapse to the inside or go over your toes.

You should feel your:
• Glutes, hamstrings and quads.

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