Squats are one of the key body weight exercises to incorporate into your training and you’ll see them in most at home workouts. This simple exercise will build your quads, hamstrings and calves, perfect for when you’re out on course helping other Mudders over obstacles. If you’re getting bored of standard squats there are plenty of variations including one of our favourites: the lateral split squat.
How to do Lateral Split Squats
This exercises fires up your glutes, thighs, hamstrings and core.
- Stand in a wide stance with feet flat and pointing straight ahead
- Squat over the left leg pushing through your heel
- Extend arms forward to shoulder height
- Keep the right leg straight
- Repeat on other leg
Want to add more squat variations to your workout? Our Official UK Trainer Born has 10 other squat variations that you can try, either as a complete workout or to spice up your regular session.
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