Squats are a powerful way to boost the overall fitness, this exercise it’s relatively simple to perform, requires no equipment, and can be done just about anywhere.
Position the feet shoulder-width apart with the toes slightly pointed outward Position the handles to the outside and level with the top of the shoulders, palms facing forward. Create a flat-back position with the chest held up and out and the shoulders back. Flex the hips and knees to assume the lowest desired squat position.
- Don’t allow the heels to lift off the floor, the torso to flex further forward, or the upper back to around during the upward movement phase
- Don’t allow the knees to move in (via hip adduction) or out (hip abduction) during the movement
Ensure a safe participation BY
- Proper hydration
- Appropriate clothing and foot wear
- Warm-up and cool-down
- Prescription of exercise frequency, intensity, and duration
- Proper breathing techniques
- Exercise program variation
Before beginning any exercise program, it is important to consult a physician about your current state of health and any problems that could arise during your selected form of exercise.