The squat is one of the essential exercises if you want to get big, bulk up and gain weight. Squats are a heavy compound exercise and they work out several different muscles and muscle chains. This means that they give your body (and especially the lower parts) an intense workout. Unfortunately squats are also an exercise that requires a lot of care to be taken in order to do it properly. In order to get the most benefit out of it and to prevent injuries, you need to learn how to do it properly with the right form.
In order to learn how to squat properly watch these videos. There is nothing that beats actually seeing a proper squat being done, so here they are:
If you want some more information on squatting form, here are some articles:
The article linked below also has links to other articles to tell you what can you do if you have mobility or other problems that prevent you from squatting properly.
Squat Form from Builtlean
There are several variations of squats, for example bodyweight squat, front squat, back squat, and also deep squat. The descriptions above focused mostly on the back squat. A lot of people avoid this exercise, however it’s one of the best exercises out there for getting your body to grow bigger.
With squatting you can do a lot of cool stuff 🙂
Remember that if you want to gain weight and get bigger, the squat should be an essential part of your routine!