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Jun 12th, 2019
Jun 12th, 2019 / Nicki Chick
How to Squat properly by Juliet Slade
For leisurekicks.com, Jun ’19
Juliet Slade, Rehab Specialist at Mansion House gets to grips with this move:
Stop. Take a few out minutes to learn how to squat properly.
This essential move can help tone and strengthen specific muscles as long as it’s performed the right way.
Squats are dependent on movement quality. Predominantly poor squatters will move from their back rather than their pelvis – reducing their ability to use glutes and relying more so on lower back muscles and quads. This can be due to just poorly learned technique or biomechanical restrictions such as stiff upper backs.