Who doesn’t love to work more than one muscle group in one exercise?! We sure do!! Today we’re breaking down the Giant squat (oh yea) with a bicep curl.
This exercise works your Quads, Hamstrings, Glutes, and Biceps
For this move you’ll be standing behind the back platform, facing the front with the red cables. Feet will be about hip distance width apart. Bend at the knees and sit the hips back to go into a squat position. While lowering into your squat, bend the elbows to bring the red cables towards the shoulders into a bicep curl. Keep the weight in the heels and knees above the ankles.
Then, slowly come back to standing while keeping tension in the back of the legs, as the arms extend back down to start ion position. Be sure to not lock out the knees at the top of the movement!
A few things to keep in mind:
-Tension from the springs should counter-balance body weight.
-Keep lower back in a neutral position
-Be aware of the ankle/knee alignment, not pressing forward with the knees as you squat
-Keep the abs engaged and the navel pulling to the back of the spine.