Squat exercises are a super effective way to train your lower body and core muscles and it’s important that you learn the proper technique on how to do a squat in order to make sure you don’t injure yourself.
With our 30 day squat challenge, we can help to show you the best technique in order to make sure that not only are you performing your squats to a safe standard but your working your body to its most effective standard!
What is a squat?
A squat is a super effective workout and is one of the most popular exercises in the world. In this how to do a squat guide we will show how to master your technique.
In strength training and fitness, the squat is a compound, full body exercise that trains primarily the muscles of the thighs, hips, and buttocks, quadriceps femoris muscle, hamstrings.
As well as strengthening the bones and ligaments throughout the body. Squats are considered as a vital exercise for increasing strength and the size of your legs as well as increasing your core strength.
Benefits of the squat exercise
Squats are an excellent exercise for training the lower body and core muscles, if done regularly they help to define thighs and buttocks.
You can do squats anywhere as you are only using your own body weight.
They can improve circulation, posture, digestion and are a low impact exercise that almost anybody can do so they are a simple but effective exercise for you to complete.
Muscle groups worked
Squats are primarily a lower body exercise and work out the following muscles:
- Gluteus maximus
- Hip adductors
- Hip abductors
- Tibias anterior
- Rectus abdominals
- Erector spinae