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Leg Exercises - Assisted Body Weight Squat
Primary Muscles: Gluteus Maximus, Quadriceps
Secondary Muscles: Biceps Femoris, Semitendinosis, Semimembranosis
  1. Stand with both feet shoulder width apart and knees slightly bent. Toes are pointing straight ahead.
  2. Keep your knees over your ankles and bend your hips until your knees reach 90-110 degrees of flexion. Keep your back straight and chest up.
  3. Push through your heels back to the point where your knees are soft and legs are extended.
  4. Hold onto a doorframe throughout the exercise, which allows your upper body muscles to assist you if needed. Do not hang on the doorframe.

Helpful Hints:
Keeping your knees over your ankles prevents unnecessary stress on the knee joints.

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