How To Do A Squat Correctly
See below instructions, FREE workouts and Video demonstration on how to do a squat correctly.
What Is A Squat, Its Benefits And Muscles Used
Stand with your toes pointed slightly outward, and place your feet slightly wider than your hips. Now look straight ahead and pick a spot on the wall in front of you. While executing a squat you will want to look at this spot the entire time you squat, without looking down or up at the ceiling.
The main benefit of doing squats are they aid in building muscle mass over your entire body.
Squats obviously help to build your leg muscles, but they can actually help you improve both your upper and lower body strength.
How Many Calories Can You Burn Doing Squats
According to What’s Cooking America, one minute doing squats by multiplying .096 by your weight in pounds determines how many calories you will burn. For instance, someone who weights 140 lb. would burn (.096 x 140 =) 13.4 calories per minute.