Did you know that squats are one of the simplest and best exercises to perform for maximum positive results in your overall fitness? No wonder it is such a popular choice amongst exercisers. After warming up and taking your position, simply bend your knees, hips and ankles until you reach a right angle. Repeat this from the start for 15 – 20 times, 3 times a week at least, for amazing results. Unfortunately, some still do not appreciate this killer move as much as it should be. To convince them (and also for the ‘doers’), here’s a look at eight of the best reasons for performing squats.
8. Muscles, Muscles Everywhere
Yes, you heard that right. Squats are not only great for an amazing booty, but also build muscles in leg areas like calves, hamstrings and quadriceps. The anabolic environment and growth hormones needed for muscle build-up is highly stimulated when you perform squats and so, you see noticeable results quite quickly. It also helps improve overall bodily functions.