Squatting is one of most vital movements for increasing lower body strength and developing core strength and stability. It’s important for all athletes of all levels and experience to learn how to squat properly, and the best way to do this is to develop good mechanics while under no load. This progression series will demonstrate proper positions and transitions for an air squat.
Air Squat Progression Part 3:
Air Squats Part 3: Knees Out
In this video, Carl discusses more squatting movement mechanics and illustrates what knees out means, and how to maintain that good position while squatting with feet separated. Keeping the knees out will result in a better application of force as well as lowering the stress and chance of injury at the knees.