I used to be super resistant to squats, but once I gave them a try I realised just what I’d been missing. When done right, squats can be more effective than a machine at your local gym, and the best thing is that you can do them anywhere you like. They’re also super safe and 100% free!
Squats look easy, but the truth is that there’s more to the technique than meets the eye. You can use both legs, or you can do a lunge or even a forward squat. When performed properly, a squat has major benefits. Here are some of them:
Squats Increase Strength Throughout Your Entire Body
It’s pretty obvious that squats are going to build muscles in your legs, especially in your calves, quads and hamstrings. But because your body will release so much HGH, squats will also build strength throughout your entire body.
If performed in the correct way, a squat encourages your body to release anabolic hormones (the natural ones!) that cause your other muscles groups to grow in size and strength. They grow so fast that by the next time you train, you’re better prepared for whatever you put your body through.
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