How Squats Get You In Shape
March 30, 2022
Jade Kerr

As a fitness enthusiast, you have probably heard about how important it is to do your squats. It is very easy to go on social media and see fitness influencers telling their followers to do a number of different types of squats every day to grow and shape their glutes. But if you are trying to get your entire body in shape, you probably don’t think that squats are worth your time. That’s is where you are wrong. There are a number of different benefits your can experience while doing squats every day and yes it’s for your entire body.

 

This may come as a surprise but doing squats actually makes use of your core. This means that if you do enough squats you will be engaging your core. Having a strong core is extremely beneficial to your overall health. You see with a strong core you are able to do everyday movements such as bending, turning, and even just standing easily. A weak core has a big impact on your balance and lower back. Do you know how you ordinarily spend an hour running on a treadmill or cycling on a bike all just to break a sweat and burn a few calories? Well, you can achieve the same thing while doing squats.

 

Woman Exercising With Medicine Ball

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That’s right.  while doing squats or a variety of different types of squats, you are able to burn calories and get a good sweat going. It is said that you can burn over 200 calories with just a 30-minute workout. Another great benefit to doing squats is strengthening your lower body. Maybe times people think that squats are only for your glutes but they do in fact help strengthen your legs as well. You will notice that after doing a set of squats your legs feel stronger. This is because you are using your entire lower half to do a squat. You see there are a number of different benefits to doing squats. So why not give them a shot.

 

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