Squats are a common exercise that you find in nearly every workout. Squats are the best way to build muscle and strength in your glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps and calf muscles. Like any exercise, you have to know what you are doing to get the best results. Check out how you can do a simple body squat to jumping on boxes to build strength and power! 

Benefits of Squats:

  • Tones the butt and legs
  • Increases strength and flexibility
  • Increases core strength
  • Improves posture
  • Burns fat and reshapes legs
  • No accessories needed. You can squat anywhere! #noexcuses

Nicol Hodges

Nicol Hodges aka "Nic" is fitness professional (NASM, CPT/PES) and product designer living in San Diego, CA. Nicol's athletic background started in her hometown of St. Charles, MO where she earned her 400m state ranking 3 years in a row. Later, at the University of MO, Columbia she earned 8-Big 12 Track and Field titles and a championship title. Nicol currently continues her love for running by competing in local and national running events.