- This is an excellent exercise for seniors and those who require integrated neuromuscular control in the kinetic chain.
- Ensure the individual has strength in the posterior chain (glutes, hamstrings and erector spinae) before prescribing this exercise.
- Stand tall with the gaze straight ahead.
- Initiate a squat with a knee bend.
- As the knees bend past 10°, push the hips back and keep bending the knees.
- Only descend into the squat half way as shown.
- Squat back up and repeat pattern.