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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Quam
17 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Butt squats: Squats work all of your gluteus muscles and your hamstrings. Squats = tone and tighten, but be careful not to hurt yourself. Get professional directio ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Helps to tone your: Buttocks. Exercises to tone your butt include plie, dumbell squats, squat w kick-back, single leg front raises, toe taps, clock lunge, step ups w kn ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Quam
17 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
400# squats: Yes! that is a lot of strain on your knees and low back. If you are using improper form, you will hurt yourself. Please use spotters and be careful. ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Squat-and-shoulder and other exercises do not stunt growth. Kids will grow to the pre-destined height in america as long as they eat healthily, exerci ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
May be: Squats will help to tone up your gluteus muscles and make then stronger and with time and perseverance bigger, however will not get rid of the fat onl ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: What is "heavy" squats? But no, squats do not make you shorter.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Exercise: No. But, it is not the perfect exercise. If you want core strength and or weight loss this is just the beginning.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience in Family Medicine
Have not: stated your objective. If you want to lose weight need to decrease intake and make sure you keep up exercise such as swimming or walking, bike riding. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on meaning: I encourage my patients to find physical activities that they can be engaged in for a lifetime. The idea of a workout implies something different. The ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: The mcl is tighter in flexion than in extension so you could sprain or tear it doing squats.

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