Welcome to day 2 of the Building Blocks progression powered by BridgeAthletic.
Today we would like to share the second exercise of the squat progression, the body weight squat. Check out the instructional video below and keep progressing!
Exercise 2: BW Squat
The BW Squat is an excellent introduction to squat mobility and form. Work on developing strength by increasing repetitions.
More Building Blocks:
Miss any of the progression or want to review? Check out the other building blocks below.
Day 1: Wall Sit
Now it’s your turn:
Thanks for joining us on the second stage of the squat progression.
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Be sure to check back tomorrow for more Building Blocks!
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