Adopted from Men’s Journal.
Take a test:
- Stand barefoot in front of a mirror with you feet shoulder width apart and your arms extended overhead. Squat down to chair height and then return to upright position. Repeat 3 times.
- If your feet turn outward as you squat, you probably have tight outer calves and weak inner calves.
- If your knees cave inward you may have weak glutes and tight adductors.
- If your lower back arches, you may have tight hip flexors, erector spinae muscles and, you may weak abs and glutes.
- If your arms fall forward you may have tight lat and pec muscles and weak scapular muscles or rotator cuff muscles.
Single Leg Squat
- Stand barefoot on one foot facing a mirror wit hands on hips. Squat to a comfortable level and return to upright position. Repeat 3 times. Switch feet and do three more squats.
- If your knees move inward you may have tight groin muscles and weak glutes