VMO sit to stand

Sets: 3
Reps: 10
Caption: Sitting on a chair, push both heels down into floor, feeling VMOs activate with your thumbs for feedback. Lean slightly forwards and lift bottom up off the chair into a 1/4 squat, then slowly lower back to chair Continue reading
The VMO is an improtant part of the quadricep muscle that is particularly vulnerable to weakness after knee injury or surgery. It is especially important for controlling the tracking of the patella. Sitting on a chair, push both heels down into floor, feeling VMOs activate with your thumbs for feedback. Lean slightly forwards and lift bottom up off the chair into a 1/4 squat, then slowly lower back to chair