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Squats Are Bad For Your Knees…

Actually, it’s 100% the opposite. A properly executed squat will strengthen the stabilizer muscles around your knee joints, and protect you from injury–in addition to improving your ability to take those bleachers two at a time. Well, maybe not two at a time, but even so.

The trick to easing the demand on your knees as you squat is simple. Here are some guidelines to performing a bodyweight squat to your best advantage:

A Properly Executed Squat: Easy-Knees’y!

 

 

 

BIO: Based in Santa Barbara, CA, Karen Robiscoe is a certified Corrective Exercise Specialist and personal trainer through NASM. DBA Kardio with Karen, she is additionally certified as a Group X instructor and Spin teacher with Fitour, a licensed Livestrong Cancer Survivors instructor by YMCA, and a fully accredited Aquatics teacher with AEA.

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