By now most people know the phenomenal effects of adding squats to your exercise routine.
Adding Squats to your routine will automatically boost your fitness and help you reach your weight loss goals effectively.
So, Why are squats so effective?
1. Build lean muscle
a. Not only your legs but your entire body will build muscle because performing squats promotes anabolic activity throughout your body.
b. More lean mass = More calories burned
2. Multi Joint exercise
a. Large and small muscles are activated while performing squats.
b. The more muscles you recruit= More calories burned
3. Tone Legs, Hips and butt
4. Prevent injuries
5. Endless squat variations
a.Squats can be performed with a barbell, dumbbell, kettlebell or almost any apparatus you can think of.
b.You can also perform squats with other exercises to maximize calories burned.
c. Example: Dumbbell squat and press
6. Real life activities become easier
Here are a few reasons why squats will help you maximize your weight loss. So hurry to the gym and do some SQUATS!
Quick Safety Tips:
- Always Warm up
- Stand with your feet around shoulder width apart
- Keep chest up
- Keep your back in a neutral position; Do Not Round Your Back!
- Slowly bend your knees, hips and ankles
- Push Butt back
- Breathe in as you lower, breathe out as you return to starting position
- Do Not Round back