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How do I perform a prisoner squat?

Begin in push-up position with your feet together and toes on the floor and your hands placed slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.  draw-in your navel and contract your glutes.  With your back flat, slowly lower your body toward the floor, lowering and contracting your shoulder blades.  Push back up to starting position and rotate your body 90-degrees from the floor, fully extending both arms, one in the air and one on the floor.  Reverse the movement of rotation to return to the starting position and repeat, alternating the direction of rotation.


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