How Do You Do Plie Squats?


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Doing a plié squat involves assuming the correct position, squatting straight down while holding weights, then pressing back up into the starting position. You need a light pair of hand weights to do a plié squat.

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  1. Start in the correct position

    Stand with your feet wider than shoulder-width apart and toes turned out. Hold the hand weights in front of you with your arms straight down. Lift your heels slightly off the ground.

  2. Squat down into plié position

    Bend your knees to a 90-degree position. Keep your weight over your feet and your back straight. Keep your knees aligned over your toes as you bend.

  3. Rise back up to the starting position

    Press back up while maintaining correct alignment.

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