Wall Sit

Exercise for thigh, glutes, calves and core muscles

Wall Sit Illustration

Exercise execution guide

Starting position

Stand upright with your back flat against the wall with feet about hip-width or slightly wider apart.


Lower yourself down into a squatting position by stepping your feet forward, while keeping your back flat against the wall. Stop when your thighs are parallel with the floor. Hold this position and then return to standing once completed.

Equipment Required

A Flat Wall

Main muscles

Thigh and Glute Muscles

Secondary muscles

Core Muscles, Calves