Main Muscle Worked: Quadriceps
Other Muscles Worked: Hamstrings, Calves
Mechanics Type: Compound
Tips: Stand with your feet at shoulder width apart with your toes and knees slightly pointing outward. Hold dumbbells in your hands with your arms at your sides. Keep your back straight and your head up. Squat down until your thighs are parallel to the floor. Slowly return to the starting position. Can also be done with a barbell on your back instead of dumbbells.