Squats (Elastic Band)

How to do the Squats (Elastic Band)

Start with the band underneath your feet and the other ends over your shoulders with both hands gripping either end. Now slowly complete a squat by not letting your knees go over your toes and keeping your back straight. If this is too light for you, you can try ball squats with a weight in your hand.

Spotter Information:
A spotter can be used to ensure proper form.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Lower Body
  • Gluteus Maximus
  • Rectus Femoris
  • Thigh
  • Legs
  • Quadricep

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
21 lbs14.1 34 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 21 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 10 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Squats (Elastic Band)

Purpose Type Level
Muscular Definition Beginner
Sport Specific Intermediate
Sport Specific Intermediate
Sport Specific Advanced
Sport Specific Intermediate
Sport Specific Beginner
Sport Specific Advanced

Make a Workout

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Tracking Your Weights

There are lots of easy ways to track your sets and reps. One easy way is through a little book that you can take with you to the gym. This book has progress charts, workouts and lots of tools you can use to always make sure you are improving.