Exercise Guide

Leg Squat Through Ring

Rectus Abdominis
Lower Back, Teres Muscles, Deltoids, Quadriceps
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required:Barbell / EZ Bar / Broomstick
optional:Weight Cuffs
Variations available (16)
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step

General And Specifics

Starting Position

  • grasp one of the exercise equipment named above with both hands and sit down on the floor
  • the distance between the hands is a bit wider than shoulder width
  • stretch out the arms to the ceiling and hold the equipment above your head
  • now stretch out your legs in front of you
  • the feet touch each other

Correct Execution

  • lean back a little
  • lift the legs a bit, so that they hover above the floor almost parallel (only the bottom touches the ground)
  • let the arms sink down in a flowing motion, bend the legs and lead them through the ring formed by your arms and the exercise equipment
  • now stretch out the legs again
  • the equipment touches your bottom
  • invert the movement, go back to the starting position
  • do this as often as you want

tip for the workout

  • wear weight cuffs to impede your workout
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