Everyday activities like tying shoelaces, sitting on a chair and pulling up heavy objects from the floor include squats. This movement of lowering our hips and then standing up strengthens the tendons, bones, and ligaments surrounding the leg muscles.

Equipment: No equipment

Level: Beginners to advanced

Works on muscles: Calves, Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Hip flexors, Glutes

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O’Coach Free Tip

  • Lower your body until your thighs are parallel to the floor
  • Keep your back straight at all times

How to perform Squats correctly:

When you perform squats, there are various questions that come to mind:

Are your feet in the correct position? Are you getting down far enough? Is your posture right?

To avoid asking yourself these questions, it is crucial to first understand how to properly perform squats.

Step 1:

Stand erect with your feet approximately one shoulder-width apart

Tip: Don’t let the knees extend beyond the toes

Step 2:

Slowly bend your both knees and push your hips back

Tip: Make sure you breathe throughout the move

Step 3:

Repeat this a few times, then stand up

Tip: Put pressure on the heels of the feet

Benefits of performing Squats exercise daily:

According to studies, adding squats to your daily routine helps you mentally and physically prepare for the day. Squats are the perfect bodyweight exercise that can actually work on all of your major muscles and also helps in building muscle in your lower body and core. There are various benefits of doing squats regularly such as:

squats benefits
  • Strengthen your core
  • Improve confidence and strength

Why is adding Squats to the routine important?

When life gets busy, the workout always appears to be the first item dropped from our to-do list. And it is the perfect excuse for not exercising. But no matter how busy life gets, if you are serious about your health, you need to put 2-5 mins of workouts into your daily routine.

All you need are two simple tools.

Your 2 mins time and The O’Coach app

Adding 2-minute squats to your routine with the O’Coach app can help you boost your strength and reduce the risk of injury. We know that for working professionals, it’s hard to manage their workouts during their busy office hours. However, there is no need to worry now!! O’Coach assists you in managing your customized workout routine to perform during your hectic office hours.

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2 mins Squats with O’Coach app:

Incorporate 2- 5 mins of Squats into your daily routine with the O’Coach app. To add this workout to your daily routine, you can create your own custom workout routine as per your needs or preferences or simply download the exercise.

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