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Squatting (Overview)

To sit in a low or crouching position with the legs drawn up closely beneath or in front of the body; sit on one's haunches or heels.


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Does the squat make thigh swell?

Does the squat make thigh swell?

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

Squatting (Overview)

To sit in a low or crouching position with the legs drawn up closely beneath or in front of the body; sit on one's haunches or heels.


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Could it be unsafe to do 400 squats?

Could it be unsafe to do 400 squats?

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. I would recommend a coach. ...Read more

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Does squat nd shoulder stunt our growth?

Does squat nd shoulder stunt our growth?

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, exercise moderately, grab some sunshine, and get plenty of sleep. To not hurt the body, one should avoid excessive exercise with unusually heavy weights. ...Read more

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Is doing 100 squats a day for a month, bad?

Exercise: No. But, it is not the perfect exercise. If you want core strength and or weight loss this is just the beginning. ...Read more

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What is a good alternative to squats and lunges?

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. The amount of exercise needed at your age needs to be discussed with your doc and may need to have an exercise rx. Be careful but the best may just be simple as walking or bike riding. ...Read more

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Is it okay for a 13 year old to bench press squat?

Is it okay for a 13 year old to bench press squat?

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 aap ; certified trainer groups recommend no power lifting until the final stage of physical maturity.Cardio workouts (like soccer, jogging) are proper anytime as is instruction in proper weight training by a knowledgable trainer. ...Read more

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Can you tear your MCL during a squat lift accident?

Can you tear your MCL during a squat lift accident?

Yes: The mcl is the most commonly injured knee ligament. Any load applied to the outside of the knee can injure the mcl. The severity if the sprain determines the treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: squatting?

What is the definition or description of: squatting?

For me and you: To sit in a low or crouching position with the legs drawn up closely beneath or in front of the body; sit on one's haunches or heels. ...Read more

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How long until i can squat after dislocating my kneecap?

How long until i can squat after dislocating my kneecap?

Variable: Patella so important for squat. Minimal three weeks and may be much longer. Go slowly and make sure you are comfortable without weight first. ...Read more