BENEFITS OF SQUATS

BENEFITS OF SQUATS   Squats reverse the effects of prolonged sitting: The postural consequences of prolonged sitting have led to the statement “sitting is the new smoking”. Prolonged sitting is associated with decreased hip mobility, decreased gluteal activation and strength as well as low back, mid back and neck pain and chronic recurrent injuries. The most powerful tool counteracting bouts of prolong sitting is participating in regular micro-breaks, as identified by the clinical research. Using these micro breaks to pump out 20 squats will have the desired effect of improving…

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