Grab your resistance band! In this video, fitness expert Lauren Williams shows us how to do a Banded Squat Walk. This move is great for activating and strengthening the muscles in your legs, which in turn helps to prevent knee pain.

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This movement is great for activating and strengthening the muscles in your legs so that you can prevent any pain. You will need a band for this exercise.

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Take a light to medium band, and place it around both thighs right above your knees. Come into a squat, about a demi-squat, not super low. Walk to both sides—take two steps to the right and then two steps to the left. Make sure you have resistance on the band at all times.