Cha Cha – Band

  • HOW: Begin in a squat position, with a majority of your weight in the balls of your feet. Take a large step diagonally back and to the side to tap the floor. Avoid putting too much weight through the back leg, think about just tapping an eggshell. Slowly return that leg back to starting position. Make sure to keep tension on the band for the entirety of this exercise, avoid bringing the knees too close together.
  • FEEL: You will feel the entire leg working with this exercise, the majority of the burn will likely be in the glute and quad muscles of the leg that is not moving
  • COMPENSATION: Avoid allowing the knee to cave in during this exercise, make sure to keep the knees spread into the band keeping tension on it. Also, avoid allowing the knee from going too far forward past your toes.

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