Squat is a excellent workout for training the lower body and core muscles, whenever done regularly they help to define thighs and buttocks.
Squat is primarily a lower body workout and works out the following muscles; quadriceps, gluteus maximus, hamstrings, hip adductors, hip abductors, gastrocnemius (calf), soleus, tibias anterior, rectus abs and erector spina.
How To Do A Squat
- Stand tall on your feet hip width apart and your arms down of your side
- Start to lower your body back as far when you can of pushing your hips back and bending your knees and pushing your body weight into your heels
As you’re lowering into the squat your arms will begin to raise out in front of you as balance
- Keep a neutral spine at all times and never let your knees go over your toes
The lower body should be parallel on the floor and your chest should be lifted at all times not rounded.
- Repeat until set are complete.