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Squatting (Definition)

To sit in a low or crouching position with the legs drawn up closely beneath or in front of the body; sit on ...Read more


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Will doing squats every day help me lose fat?

Will doing squats every day help me lose fat?

Calories add up: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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Can doing squats and squat related exercises help me lose fat?

Can doing squats and squat related exercises help me lose fat?

Squats.: Squats are considered a whole body effort, and can help burn a lot of calories. Cardiovascular exercise is generally more accepted as a fat burning modality. ...Read more

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Doing squats with weights in the gym can break the hymen?

Doing squats with weights in the gym can break the hymen?

Stretch it, yes: It can stretch the hymen is it has a small opening in it to allow for menstrual flow. The intra abdominal pressure increases with squats causing the hymen to "bulge". ...Read more

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Hi docs, would doing squats and squat related exercises help me lose fat?

Hi docs, would doing squats and squat related exercises help me lose fat?

To lose fat you: Need to lose weight. The squats can be part of that program. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Can you use school bags as weights and hold it on the handle when doing squats?

If stable.: Improvising gym equipment is great. Just make sure the bags don't wobble and shift while on the bar. People did all sorts of creative things to lift weights and train before gym equipment was invented. See the history of "muscular Christianity" popular at the turn of the last century. The theory was a sound mind in a sound body, the body being a temple, that required as much care as the spirit. ...Read more

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Could lifting weights count as strength training, or is doing squats, crunches, kickbacks, etc strength training?

Could lifting weights count as strength training, or is doing squats, crunches, kickbacks, etc strength training?

Strength training: Training your muscles for increased strength and endurance should be a gradual process to avoid injuries. Lifting your own body weight such as in pushups, pullups, squats, lunges has similar benefit for staying fit. A good healthy diet plan is a must. Avoid junk calories and focus on nutrition with veggies and fruits. Stay regular and consistent. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could doing squats w/ weights, increasing the weights after a period of time give u a bigger butt and fuller thighs? Or willit tighten it all an shrink

Could doing squats w/ weights, increasing the weights after a period of time give u a bigger butt and fuller thighs? Or willit tighten it all an shrink

Should tighten it ;-: Shrink, as the fat is expended. Keeping with healthy eating habits, you'll be maintaining your weight at what level you want. Your pcp or a trainer at your local gym might be able to fine tune it to your requirements. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sir I'm 16. I go to the gym. Does doing squats stunt growth of height? Similarly I've been told weight lifting stunt growth. Is it true?

Sir I'm 16. I go to the gym. Does doing squats stunt growth of height? Similarly I've been told weight lifting stunt growth. Is it true?

No: Lifting weights does not stunt your growth. It is good for your overall health as well as making strong muscles and bones. Continue doing it if you like. ...Read more

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Doing squats yesterday no weights and it felt like something above my knee cap ripped. I only did 8. Today go down stairs or sit down on Couch same?

Doing squats yesterday no weights and it felt like something above my knee cap ripped. I only did 8. Today go down stairs or sit down on Couch same?

Doubt U tor the quad: But surly U injured it. Coming out of a deep squat, puts Ur quad @ a bad advantage as far as leverage is concerned. For now ice, neoprene sleeve, I call non-functional bracing. it merely send stronger signals 2 Ur brain for proprioception, & sub consciously will B protective of it. As a brace, it adds no more than that. In 4 days NSAIDS, activity modification & slowly get back in 2 exercise as tol ...Read more

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I want to lose the cellulite on my thighs and butt how can't I do that if I have lower back pain I don't want to hurt it by doing squats?

I want to lose the cellulite on my thighs and butt how can't I do that if I have lower back pain I don't want to hurt it by doing squats?

Exercise: Depending on the cause of back pain, exercise may be of benefit. Most chronic back pain in a 21 year old is related to core instability. A regular exercise program can help with stability, but choosing exercises without excessive twisting is wise. You do not have to target the thigh cellulite with squats for improvement, although squats within reason and correctly done may be ok for your back. ...Read more

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M 22 year old girl virgin. I do heavy weight training exercises in gym can doing squats, lunges, & exercising on leg press machine in gym break hymen?

M 22 year old girl virgin. I do heavy weight training exercises in gym can doing squats, lunges, & exercising on leg press machine in gym break hymen?

No, but...: It doesn't matter. It doesn't matter. So, ignore the hymen. Usually, only in cases of alleged sexual assault upon girls and women do we physicians engage in the careful examination of hymens, collecting evidence of physical damage to be used later in courts of law. In normal everyday life, people should not be "checking hymens" nor thinking about whether they are broken or not broken. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right knee when rising from deep squat exercises - what could this be?

I have pain in my right knee when rising from deep squat exercises - what could this be?

Knee pain: This could be caused by a few things. I would see a sports medicine specialist to evaluate your knee. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if I am doing squats right?

No knee pain: When you squat, you should push your hips backwards as if you are about to sit on the toilet. Your knees should be over your ankles and not over your toes. You should keep your chest up throughout this movement and push your knees out as you squat. This will help to keep your knees over your ankles and prevent knee pain. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of sprinting as opposed to doing squats?

What are the health benefits of sprinting as opposed to doing squats?

See: Http://livehealthy. Chron. Com/sprinting-squats-better-build-muscle-2940.html

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How can I prevent back pain while doing squats?

How can I prevent back pain while doing squats?

Correct posture: Avoiding overload by not using heavy weights, using a weight belt, using correct technique. ...Read more

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What are doing squats good for?

What are doing squats good for?

Squats: Good for your quads. Bad for your back. Just be cautious not to hyperextend (bad technique) during the lift. Also, don't flex your knees more than about 45 degrees. Can also create huge stresses across the patella-femoral joint (also bad). Moderate weight, and increase reps for a less stressful but equally anaerobic lift. ...Read more

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