Muscle endurance is an important but often overlooked component of the average person’s exercise routine. Muscle endurance increases the time that your muscles can handle a certain load (or exercise). To increase the endurance capacity of your big leg muscles, add the wall sit to your workout!

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  • Stand 2 feet from a wall, feet shoulder width apart
  • Bend at the hips and knees until your things are perpendicular to your calves (and parallel to the ground)
  • Press your butt and back against the wall
  • Hold this position for 30 seconds