Sumo Front Squat

Learn how to perform sumo front squats with video and instructions by SHOCK App trainer, Ashley Steele.

How to Sumo Front Squat

Primary Muscles: Legs,  Glutes

Exercise Families: Squat

Equipment: Dumbbell

Trainer: Ashley Steele


  1. Hold a pair of weights with both hands directly in front of your chest, plant both feet on the floor slightly outside shoulder-width apart. This is your starting position.

  2. Inhale. Looking straight ahead, bend both hips and knees, ensuring that the knees point toward the toes. Continue bending the knees until your upper legs are parallel with the floor, ensuring that your back remains arched and between a 45- to 90-degree angle to your hips.

  3. Exhale. Drive both feet through the floor and extend your knees straight to return to the starting position. Repeat the sumo front squats for the specified amount of time.

  4. You should feel this working your core, glutes, hamstrings, and inner and outer thigh muscles. 

Alternative Exercises:

Sumo Squat  Bodyweight Pulse Squat

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