Do a Wall Sit the Right Way

Your thighs are about to be on fire, no matter how chilly it is outside.

January 19, 2016
wall sit
Rodale Wellness

Who needs to trek to the gym when you can get your workout done inside with no equipment required? The wall sit, a move that targets the thighs, specifically the quads, may look simple but is a total burner. Here's how to get it done:

1. Stand with your back flat against the wall. Place your feet, hips-width distance, about two feet in front of you.


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2. Bending the knees, slide back down the wall until your thigh and calf form a perfect 90-degree angle. Hold this position for as long as possible, starting at 30-second intervals, and working your way up to 1- to 2-minute holds. Equal rest in between three suggested sets.