Sumo Squat Floor Touch

Sumo Squat Floor Touch


This exercise involves standing with feet wider than shoulder-width apart and toes pointed outwards. From this position, the individual squats down and touches the floor with their hands before standing back up. It primarily targets the lower body muscles, including the glutes, quads, and hamstrings.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Sumo Squat Floor Touch Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet wider than shoulder-width apart and your toes pointing slightly outward.
  2. Hold your hands together in front of your chest.
  3. Lower your body down into a squat position, keeping your back straight and your knees in line with your toes.
  4. Touch the floor with your hands, keeping your chest up and your weight in your heels.
  5. Push through your heels to stand back up to the starting position.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Sumo Squat Floor Touch Form & Visual

Sumo Squat Floor Touch

Sumo Squat Floor Touch Benefits

  • Targets multiple muscle groups including the glutes, quads, hamstrings, and inner thighs
  • Improves lower body strength and power
  • Increases hip mobility and flexibility
  • Helps to improve balance and stability
  • Can be modified to increase or decrease difficulty
  • Can be done with or without weights
  • Can be incorporated into a full body workout or lower body focused workout

Sumo Squat Floor Touch Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Calves
  • Core

Sumo Squat Floor Touch Variations & Alternatives

  • Sumo Squat with Dumbbell
  • Sumo Squat with Kettlebell
  • Sumo Squat with Barbell
  • Sumo Squat with Resistance Band
  • Sumo Squat with Medicine Ball
  • Sumo Squat with TRX Suspension Trainer
  • Sumo Squat with Bosu Ball
  • Sumo Squat with Stability Ball
  • Sumo Squat with Jump