Exercise How To:
Squats with a Resistance Band

Muscles Worked: Quadriceps, glutes, hamstrings, biceps.

Starting Position: Stand on the resistance band with your feet shoulder width apart and hold the handles in each hand to your side with your elbows bent at 90 degrees.

Action: Move your body into a squatting position while keeping your back as straight as possible. Continue squatting as low as you can until your knees are bent at 90 degrees. Do not go any lower.

Slowly stand back up into the starting position.

Muscles Worked

QuadricepsGluteal MusclesHamstringsBiceps

More Resistance Band Exercises

One Arm Curl with a Resistance Band
Two Arm Curl with a Resistance Band
Front Shoulder Raise with a Resistance Band
Lat Pull with a Resistance Band
Lunges with a Resistance Band
Shoulder Press with a Resistance Band
Side Shoulder Raise with a Resistance Band
Squat Curls with a Resistance Band
Squat Shoulder Press with a Resistance Band
Static Lunges with a Resistance Band
Upright Row Squat with Resistance Band
Wood Chop with a Resistance Band

 
 
 

Tips for Squats with a Resistance Band:

  1. Straighten your arms to decrease the tension in the resistance band. Bend your arms past 90 degrees to increase the resistance in the band.

  2. Avoid holding your breath or straining when standing back up.