Sunday, July 14, 2013

Squat (exercise)


What muscles does the Squat exercise target ?

The squat is considered one of the best exercises which builds your quads,buttocks,hips,harmstrings and thighs.The lower back,the upper back,the shoulders and the abs are trained isometrically as well if you are squatting with proper form.

How to do a proper Squat ( Instructions and Video )

  • Stand with your feet hip width appart.
  • Tighten your abdominal muscles.
  • Start lowering your body as if you were sitting on a chair (during this time keep your heels on the ground).
  • Wait until your legs are parallel with the floor and slowly rise back to your initial position.
Here is a video which shows how to squat with proper form

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