- Wall sits work muscles in your lower body. The wall sit exercise activates muscle groups throughout your lower body, including your quadriceps, glutes, hamstrings, and calves.
- Wall sits can increase your muscular endurance.
- Wall sits can enhance your stability.
What type of exercise is wall sit?
Wall sit muscle groups
Just like functional training, the benefits of Wall Sits are endless! It is a super isometric exercise that engages your gluteal muscles, quadriceps, hamstrings, calves, back, chest, abs and hips.
How do you do the wall sit exercise?
Lean back against the wall with your torso, with your feet shoulder-width apart. Then press back and slide down the wall until your thighs are parallel with the ground. Your knees should be above your ankles and bent at right-angles. Keep your head, shoulders and upper back against the wall and hold the position.
What happens if you do wall sits everyday?
Works your entire lower body
Wall sits work yourentire lower body– your glutes, your hamstrings, and your quads. The main purpose of this exercise is not to increase muscle mass, but toincrease muscular endurance. You will notice that you will be able to hold a wall sit for longer and longer periods of time over time.