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Fitness exercise Single-Leg Squat on the Croozer bike trailer

Single-Leg Squat

Our partner LAUFMAMALAUF presents and explains the fitness exercise: “Single-Leg Squat” with your Croozer!

Single-Leg Squat

Fitness exercise Single-Leg Squat on the Croozer bike trailer

The exercise “Single-Leg Squat” is ideal for well-defined legs and a sexy, well-toned butt. Here’s everything you need to know, in a nutshell:

Who? For mother with baby, or also solo
Where? Indoors or outdoors
How often? Depending on your fitness level: start with 8-10 repetitions per side (alternating), followed by a short break; then do another 8-10 reps
General information: Be sure to secure the wheels of the Croozer Stroller using the parking brake
Info for the mother: Focus on keeping your stomach and pelvic-floor muscles tightened during the exercise; keep your breathing even and calm

Fitness exercise Single-Leg Squat on the Croozer kids trailer

The exercise

Starting position:

  • Stand in front of the Croozer, approx. one foot length away, facing away from it
  • Rest your left foot on the front of the Croozer
  • The full weight of your body should be on your right leg
  • Your pelvis should be in a neutral position (i.e. not tipping forward or back)
  • Your sternum should be raised
  • Your shoulders lowered
  • Your arms should be straight at your sides
  • Keep your stomach and pelvic-floor muscles tight

The movement:

  • Bend your right knee and push your hips backward while descending into a squat position and tilting your upper body forward, raising both arms
  • Then straighten your right leg, and lower your arms back to your sides
  • Do several repetitions; then change legs

Important reminders:

  • Maintain the tension in your stomach and pelvic-floor muscles
  • Keep your back straight for the entire exercise
  • When doing the squat: The knee of the leg that is supporting your weight should be aligned with your foot and directly over your ankle; keep your weight on the heel

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