This is serious, let’s talk about proper form on a sumo squat. One of the most known booty exercise. Sumo squats can be tricky if you’re not activating your glutes on this exercise you’re most likely bringing your weight forward and using your quads. This can lead to over development of the quads and hamstrings neglecting the glutes completely, leading to lower back pain.

Best way to come into a sumo squat;

Start with your legs more than hip width apart toes pointing out

Bring your hips back before sitting into the squat

Keep chest up core tight

Bring all your weight into your heels while coming down

Make sure your knees don’t go over your toes

When fully down into the squat, make sure you can feel your glutes contracting

If you can’t feel it in your glutes bring your weight back again and come a little bit lower

Before coming up feel the lift in your glutes

Once back up give your glutes an extra squeeze.

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