Squat with Band

The resistance band provides lateral or sideways resistance to add another dimension to the squat exercise.


To strengthen the leg muscles with increased emphasis on the hip abductors.


  • Starting with the feet shoulder width apart, the athlete squats down to no more than a right angle at the knee.
  • The knees should not fall inwards and the back should remain straight throughout.
  • This can be performed with a bar over the shoulders or dumbbells in the hands.

Muscles worked:

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