How to Do a Proper Squat

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Squats are one of the best ways to firm and tone your backside, but you have to do them correctly in order to see results. Learn how to do a squat with this free video that will have you seeing results in no time. Proper form is everything, and Chris will show you exactly how to do a squat so you get the most out of each rep. Learn to sit back as if you’re sitting in an imaginary chair and keep your chest lifted, making sure not to tilt too far forward or backward. With these quick tips, you’ll be on your way to acing your squats each and every time.

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3 Responses to “How to Do a Proper Squat”
  1. Kirsten Eibel
    Kirsten Eibel

    I have problems to get down deep enough and if I manage I have the feeling my muscles get hard. Any tips how to improve, maybe preparation exercises before or workouts that are helping me to improve?

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    • Customer Service
      Customer Service

      Hi Kirsten,
      Here is what our expert had to say:
      So I hope I am not misunderstanding you, but when you say your muscles get “hard”, that is exactly what is supposed to happen when you get down low in a squat. The muscles should contract and feel hard. Is that what you mean? It should feel like a challenge, especially if this is new to you.

      One thing you can do prior to trying a deep squat is to stretch or foam roll Here is great video that will help you:

      Foam Roll Help Video

      It is good to foam roll for recovery , but it would also help you get a deeper squat if you foam roll your quads and hamstrings in advance

      other than that I think you are doing it right, but just not used to the feeling. Keep it up

      Kim GHU Team

      Let us know if other questions come up!
      Sincerely,
      Codi
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