Squat Tip Toe

Squat Tip Toe


This exercise involves performing a squat while balancing on the balls of your feet, or tip toes. It helps to strengthen the lower body and improve balance.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Squat Tip Toe Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your toes pointing forward.
  2. Slowly lower your body by bending your knees and pushing your hips back as if you are sitting on a chair.
  3. As you lower your body, lift your heels off the ground and balance on the balls of your feet.
  4. Keep your back straight and your chest lifted throughout the movement.
  5. Pause at the bottom of the squat and then slowly rise back up to the starting position.
  6. Lower your heels back down to the ground as you stand up.
  7. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Squat Tip Toe Form & Visual

Squat Tip Toe

Squat Tip Toe Benefits

  • Strengthens the lower body muscles, including the quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, and calves
  • Improves balance and stability
  • Increases ankle mobility and flexibility
  • Engages the core muscles for added stability and support
  • Can be modified to increase or decrease difficulty based on fitness level

Squat Tip Toe Muscles Worked

  • Gastrocnemius
  • Soleus
  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Core muscles

Squat Tip Toe Variations & Alternatives

  • Squat with Tip Toe Raise
  • Tip Toe Squat Jumps
  • Single Leg Squat with Tip Toe Raise
  • Tip Toe Goblet Squat
  • Tip Toe Bulgarian Split Squat