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How to do Squats + Balance: Active Resistance Training® Technique Study

⚡️How to do Squat+Balance in The Active Resistance Training® tech study – 20 reps

The squat+balance flows directly from your squat set. It’s the first time you’re introduced to the concept of layering your movements and it’s to train you to maintain and find the active resistance while accomplishing a balance.

You’ll want to maintain a consistent and purposeful rhythm and draw the ankle on the moving leg to the knee of the standing leg and make contact and squeeze in while pointing the knee forward. You should find a complete stop for just a hot second, then return the foot to the floor right where you picked it up from to continue alternating with the other leg.

Maintain a steady engagement with your shoulders down and ribs closed.

The squat+balance strengthens your glutes, hamstrings, quads and inner thighs making this entire lower body flow a cardio building block as well.

Now let’s practice your squat+balance for 20 reps!

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