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The Sumo Squat is a static stretching exercise, which focuses on improving flexibility, reducing the risk of injury and aids in the muscle recovery process.


  1. Move feet wider than shoulder-width
  2. Drop down into a (deep) squat, place elbows at the medial aspect of the knees (inside knees), and move palms of hands together; abduct feet slightly (toes point outward); maintain neutral spine position; look forward
  3. Hold stretch for 10 seconds before pushing knees together

Targeted Musculature

  • Glutes
  • Hip Adductors (adductor brevis, longus, magnus)

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