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Squat Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Squat Form.

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8 Ways to Build Maximum Muscle in Minimal Time

"Time is money," Benjamin Franklin advised a young tradesman in a 1748 essay. Although we don’t know to what extent he applied Franklin’s wisdom, most of us do understand the implications of this adage in our own lives. When it...  Read more

The 4 Best Butt Exercises

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recently published research that determined the most effective gluteal exercises. The study compared specific gluteal exercises to a traditional squat to see which exercises targeted the butt muscles most effect...  Read more

60-Second Cardio Moves

SparkPeople has always promoted the benefits of a 10-minute workout as a great way to start incorporating fitness into your life. Studies have shown that the benefits of 10-minute fitness bursts, including improved blood sugar control, can last for u...  Read more

Build Yourself a Better Butt

Current economic conditions mean that money is tight; however, can the same be said for your rear end? Don’t let your sagging stock portfolio be an excuse for skipping workouts this year, especially those targeting your bum. Learn how to tighte...  Read more

5 Fitness Feats that are Worth the Training

We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life. But if you’re lo...  Read more

Sump squats are not my friend right now I can't si
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Sump squats are not my friend right now I can't sit down without cringing lol...  Read more

Those moves are mostly for strength (squats, lunge
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Those moves are mostly for strength (squats, lunges, twists), so I'm not surprised at the low calorie burn. The Wii probably only counts the calories you burned during the boxing portion, since that is the only cardio-style exercise you did....  Read more

Do squats with heavy weights to build muscle. I sa
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Do squats with heavy weights to build muscle. I saw differences in butt perkiness and firmness within a month of consistent weightlifting. I use the StrongLifts 5x5 protocol....  Read more

Squats are only dangerous if you have joint injuri
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Squats are only dangerous if you have joint injuries or other medical conditions that inhibit your mobility, or if you're using improper form. There are videos out there that explain form, or you can ask someone at the gym to check yours for you....  Read more

How do you know your form is right when lifting we
Updated 4/9/2015 1:54:03 PM

How do you know your form is right when lifting weights ( squats) My Dr says they are dangerous my wife thinks she is doing them right after watching videos . How do you know for sure you are doing them right ?...  Read more

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Get a great workout

Do calisthenics during the commercial breaks when you are watching TV. The idea is to exercise intensely for the length of the break, as one would do in interval training....  Read more

WOWA - Working Out With Asthma

Many people with Asthma know that exercising can be a very trying experience. People with asthma CAN exercise. This Group was formed, to Inform, Motivate, Encourage, and Inspire Asthma Sufferers....  Read more

Work Out Twice as Fast with These 10 Compound Exercises

Compound exercises are those exercises that work multiple muscles or muscle groups around multiple joints such as a squat. Isolation exercises, on the other hand, work a single muscle or muscle group around a single joint such as a bicep curl. Compou...  Read more

Torch Calories with the Turkey Burner Workout!

I created this simple, five-exercise workout circuit to get your heart pumping and your muscles moving so you can torch some serious post-Thanksgiving calories. It doesn't use any equipment, and it can be done anywhere, even in a small hotel/gues...  Read more