Why Squatting Is So Important (plus Tips on How to Do It Right)

March 28, 2014

So don’t think this post is about squatting a lot of weight. Or any weight. For the vast majority of the squatting world, squatting is a way to pick stuff off the floor, wait for the train, go to the bathroom, or catch up with their friends. For them – and for you, should you choose to pursue the squat – squatting is a basic act of humanity, of movement, of utility. To squat is to be.

Four points to emphasize: hip crease below your knees, shins vertical as possible, heels on the ground, and don’t collapse your arches. Hang out.