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Dumbbell Sumo Squat

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  Primary Muscle Group: Glutes, Quadriceps

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Glutes and Quadriceps

Preparation: Start by holding a dumbbell in each hand between your legs. You may also hold just one dumbbell with two hands as well. Your feet should be wider than shoulder width and your toes pointed slightly outward at a 45 degree angle.

Breathing: Breath out as you lower the weights down to the floor and breath back in as you move back to the starting position.

Execution: Proceed to squat down until the dumbbells almost touch the floor. Your hips should drop back and down while your knees stay directly above your feet. Repeat for the required number of repetitions.

Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:

  • Ball Leg Lunge
  • Ball Lunge
  • Ball Wall Squat
  • Band Lunge
  • Band Lying Leg Extension
  • Band Squat
  • Band Standing Leg Extension
  • Barbell Bulgarian Split Squat
  • Barbell Lateral Lunge
  • Dead Lift
  • Dumbbell Dead Lift
  • Dumbbell Hack Squat
  • Dumbbell Lateral Lunge
  • Dumbbell Lunge
  • Dumbbell Lunge Crossover
  • Dumbbell Lunge Walking
  • Dumbbell Squat
  • Front Squat
  • Hack Front Squat
  • Hack Squat
  • Leg Press - Machine
  • Lunge - Barbell
  • Lunge - Smith Machine
  • Lunge Backward
  • Lunge Crossover
  • Lunge Diagonal
  • Lunge Forward
  • Squat - Barbell
  • PowerBlock Dumbbells