Nailing the perfect squat is not as easy as you might think. This is one of the exercises that both women and men do wrong, so our goal today is to help you learn how to properly do a squat. Yes, there are many variations out there, but let’s start with the basics.
Start by standing straight, with your feet hip-width apart. Your head and shoulders should be facing forward.
Next, start lowering down and back, as if there was an imaginary chair right behind you. The whole point is to keep the top part of your body straight and to face forward.
Don’t move your knees to the front, instead try keeping them in the same position as before doing the squat.
Make sure that the weight is focused on your heels, and you can even lift the toes from the ground in the beginning. Another thing you have to be careful about is that your knees don’t move inwards.
Once your thighs are parallel to the floor, that is when you know you’ve properly done a squat.
You can keep your arms in front of you for balance. Once you’re down, push through the heels to get back up.