This is a great overall exercise for the lower body. There are many variations on the squat, this one uses a bench to remind you how far down to squat. · Place a bench behind you. · Grasp a dumbbell in each hand. · Place your feet slightly wider than shoulder width apart with your knees and toes pointed slightly outward. · Drawing your abs in descend slowly by squatting down and bending at the knees and hips. · Lower yourself as far as you can control without letting your body shift towards your toes (this will cause you to loose balance). · Pause in the downward position and slowly return upright to the starting position.