Resistance Band Squat

Resistance Band Squat


This exercise involves using a resistance band to perform squats, which helps to strengthen the muscles in the legs and glutes. The band adds extra resistance to the movement, making it more challenging and effective.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Resistance Band Squat Instructions

  1. Step 1: Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and place the resistance band around your thighs, just above your knees.
  2. Step 2: Hold the ends of the resistance band with your hands and bring them up to shoulder height.
  3. Step 3: Lower your body into a squat position, keeping your back straight and your knees behind your toes.
  4. Step 4: Hold the squat position for a few seconds, then slowly return to the starting position.
  5. Step 5: Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Resistance Band Squat Form & Visual

Resistance Band Squat

Resistance Band Squat Benefits

  • Targets multiple muscle groups including quadriceps, glutes, hamstrings, and calves
  • Improves lower body strength and endurance
  • Increases stability and balance
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels by adjusting the resistance band tension or using a different type of band
  • Can be done anywhere with minimal equipment

Resistance Band Squat Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings
  • Calves
  • Core

Resistance Band Squat Variations & Alternatives

  • Resistance Band Sumo Squat
  • Resistance Band Goblet Squat
  • Resistance Band Jump Squat
  • Resistance Band Pistol Squat
  • Resistance Band Bulgarian Split Squat