Touch Drops Squats

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The touch drop squat is a beginner level lower body conditioning exercise that targets the butt and thighs.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


Picture of Quadriceps

Quadriceps

The quadriceps (quads) are a group of four muscles on the front of the thigh. They allow your knee to straighten and provide stability when standing. Your quads are the most important muscle group for maintaining the ability to stand and to walk independently.

Picture of Glutes

Glutes

Gluteal Muscles (Glutes) are one of the strongest muscles in the body and are the connecting point between your legs and back muscles. Glutes are used in a variety of actions from moving the leg to extending and rotating the hip, as well as extending and rotating the trunk of the body.

Exercise Instructions


touch drops squats - step 1

Step 1

Start in a tall standing position with your feet about hip width apart.

touch drops squats - step 2

Step 2

Jump out into a shoulder width stance and drop down to the bottom of the squat making sure to keep your chest proud.

touch drops squats - step 3

Step 3

Touch the floor lightly and then jump back up into a narrower stance staying nice and light on your feet the entire time.