Wall Sit

Calisthenics / Intermediate

1 ratings

Equipment Needed

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

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  • 00:00:57
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  • 00:02:00
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  • 18
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  • #230
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Average Sitewide Wall Sit Time

  • 00:00:36
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  • 00:01:11
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  • 8
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  • #343
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Average Male Wall Sit Time

  • 00:00:53
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  • 00:01:32
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  • 5
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  • #166
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Average Female Wall Sit Time

How to do the Wall Sit:

Muscles Worked

Calves secondary Glutes secondary Hamstrings secondary Quads primary Muscles diagram

Details

The wall sit is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes, and hamstrings ...more

The wall sit is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes, and hamstrings.

The only wall sit equipment that you really need is the following: wall. There are however many different wall sit variations that you can try out that may require different types of wall sit equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper wall sit form is easy with the step by step wall sit instructions, wall sit tips, and the instructional wall sit technique video on this page. The wall sit is a n/a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the wall sit video, learn how to do the wall sit, and then be sure and browse through the wall sit workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Your knees should form a 90 degree angle between your upper and lower leg.
  2. Do not put your hands on your knees. Keep them at your side or across your chest.
  3. Keep your core and back tight throughout the movement.

Variations

  1. Place your feet on a bosu ball and perform wall sit.
  2. Place the bosu ball between your back and the wall when performing the wall sit.
  3. Place a weight plate on your thighs to increase the difficulty.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

1 Review

  • ToMWP
    almost 2 years ago
    #

    If you look at this exercise it seems very easy - but you will see - it isn't.
    It is a very good exercise for basketball training or other similar sports.

Equipment Needed

Tips

  1. Your knees should form a 90 degree angle between your upper and lower leg.
  2. Do not put your hands on your knees. Keep them at your side or across your chest.
  3. Keep your core and back tight throughout the movement.

Variations

  1. Place your feet on a bosu ball and perform wall sit.
  2. Place the bosu ball between your back and the wall when performing the wall sit.
  3. Place a weight plate on your thighs to increase the difficulty.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound