Prisoner Squat : Leg Exercises ( Quadriceps )

The Prisoner Squat is a great home leg exercise that focuses on the Quadriceps
By Peter Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 01:12 PM

Exercise Name:  Prisoner Squat

Area Worked:  Whole Thigh and Buttocks

Muscles:  Gluteus Maximus, Quadriceps, Hamstrings

Description / Instruction:

To perform the prisoner squat stand upright with your hands crossed behind your head and your elbows back. Push your buttocks back and bend your knees as if you are going to sit down until your thighs are parallel to the floor.  Don’t lean forward.  Contract your muscles and return to the start.  The Prisoner Squat develops the Gluteus Maximus, Hamstrings and Quadriceps. 

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