Squat stance? Huh? The way you place your feet during a squat (and a deadlift) can totally change the muscles worked.
You are probably most familiar with a standard stance, with your feet about shoulder width apart. This a great stance to take (if you have good form) but by changing the distance between your feet, you can mix up your workout routine even more, that way you make sure to hit all the muscles in your legs.
So, what are the three stances I use with my clients? Keep reading to learn!
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putting it all together:
So now that you know the different types of squat stances, it's time to put them into practice into your own workout routine.
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My name is Laura and I help overly tired 20something women overhaul their lives, energy and confidence without overwhelm.
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