Squatting is one of the best exercises. There is a huge number of photos and videos in the Internet that show how much people changed after doing squats every day.
In this video, I’ll tell you what happens to your body if you do squats regularly.
So, firstly, there are different types of squats. You can squat with your own weight, you can squat with additional weights, it may be dumbbells in your hands or a barbell on your shoulders. You can also do a squat jump.
However, most people who decide to squat do it in the classic way. Legs are shoulder-width apart or slightly wider and squat to the point where their thighs are parallel to the floor.
Which muscles work during squats? The first thing that comes to mind is probably the hips and buttocks. In fact, if you start listing them, then there is a huge amount of muscles. These are the gluteus maximus, minimus and medius muscles, the quadriceps muscle and the biceps muscle of the thigh, semitendinosus and semimembranosus muscles of the thigh. Adductors, hip flexors, calf muscles, rectus abdominal muscle, oblique abdominal muscles, transverse abdominal muscles, and spinal erectors. In fact, half of the body is involved in this exercise.
So, the first effect that you will notice is the strengthening of all those muscles that I have just listed. That is, not only the legs, but also the abs. Squats will affect muscle growth. The muscles will begin to stand out, it will become noticeable.
00:19 Different types of squats
00:43 Which muscles work during the squats?
02:00 Weight loss and squats
02:20 Improving blood circulation by squats
02:41 Improving posture by squats
02:59 Improving endurance by squats
03:30 Mobility of hips and ankles
03:47 Muscles of the abdomen and lower back
04:46 Squat variations