Squats are an excellent exercise for training multiple muscle groups. They are primarily a lower body exercise and works out our: quadriceps, gluteus maximus, hamstrings, hip adductors, hip abductors, gastrochemius, soleus, tibias anterior, rectus abdominals and erector spinae.
If your goal is to increase the strength and size of your legs and buttocks while developing your core strength this is the best exercise for you.
Here we are going to give you our 30-Day Squats Challenge which will help you achieve your goal faster than you can imagine.
How to Perform the Perfect Basic Squat
- Stand tall with your feet hip width apart and your arms down by your side
- Push your chest up and out
- Start to lower your body back as far as you can by pushing your hips back and bending your knees and pushing your body weight into your heels
- As you do this your arms will raise out in front of you for balance
- Keep a neutral spine for all the time
- The lower body should be parallel with the floor and your chest should be lifted
- Keep the position for few seconds and then lift your body up
The 30 Day Squats Challenge
This challenge involves 5 different squats over the 30 days and slowly increases the reps.
You should do:
- Basic Squat
- Basic Squat with Side Leg Lift
- Narrow Squat
- Narrow Squat with Back Kick
- Sumo Squat
For a period of 30 days you will do 200 reps.
Note: Make a pause every 4th day and be careful in increasing the numbers of reps.