Parallel Squat Progression - Hold - Hug Your Baby/Belly Button To Spine

GOAL: Strengthen and tone the legs and support the pelvis.

SET-UP: Standing

PROPS: Theraband

REPETITIONS: 8 Breath Holdx

DETAILS: Inhale and breathe into the back and sides of the ribcage whilst you bend the knees and fold over your hips into a squat position. Be sure to keep your spine long and shoulders down. Hold the squat as you breathe - focus on deepening your connection to the spine with every breath. Exhale draw your belly button toward your spine, push through your feet and stand back up. Be careful not to slam the knees backwards instead imagine drawing the knee cap up the thigh.