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Clothes to ankles: To avoid soiling them and allow knees to spread apart. Hold onto handles, especially if train is moving. Excellent hand washing facilities in first class trains, especially japan. Take your own supply of toilet paper in countries or trains where it may be lacking. Carry a supply of alcohol/lanolin based hand sterilizer. Squatting for eliminations is both normal & physiologically healthy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily.: Your muscles prefer to cool down gradually, after activities such as squats. After your squat exercises, you should walk for a few minutes before sitting down, as a gradual cool down. ...Read more
My son is 15 and is 5'9 150lbs. His current 3 rep max is 215 for the squat. He was wondering about when can he reach his goal of a 300lbs squat.
My opinion is that-: -this is a poor thing to have a 15 y/o do. Growth plates are wide open & serious injuries that can effect him lifetime could result. Be careful! ...Read more
When i bend over or squat right when i get up my vision does dark w/tiny dots and have to hold on to something i feel like im about to pass out. Why?
Decreased: Venous return and subsequent decrease or drop in bp. ...Read more
I've been feeling pain on my traps when I squat from the barbell. I can squat 215 w/ a pad and 135 w/o a pad. Any tips to squat heavy weight painfree ?
Trainer: You need guidance from a skilled physical trainer so that you will not injure yourself. The trainer will not only instruct you on proper techniques and how much to lift, but will outline a personal regimen specifically for you to follow. ...Read more
Yes but in good way: When squatting and using the thigh muscles, what makes the thigh swell or get larger during the exercise is when water and blood and nutrients enter into the muscle being used. When people say they look 'pumped up' that is the above fluids that have entered the muscle. Doing squats is the best exercise for building 'the core' muscles or those that truly effect the rate of metabolism. ...Read more