Ladies – 5 Reasons Why You Should Squat
Ladies are learning that the secret to losing bodyfat, toning that rear and transforming their physique isn’t Bodypump, aerobics or Zumba. Raw and heavy weightlifting is the key to transforming physiques. The king of lower body exercises is the squat, Ladies, here are five reasons you should squat.
1. Forget about the cellulite
Squats get the blood pumping throughout your entire body and improves your overall health. Good circulation means that more nutrients and oxygen is getting to all the vital organs and muscles, throughout your body; and yes, you can say ‘bye, bye’ to cellulite, if you do squats regularly.
- Build Lean Muscle Mass
Even though you are working primarily on your leg muscles, squats also promote muscle growth around your entire body. The exercise is so intense that it creates an anabolic environment and makes the body release hormones, that are vital for the growth of muscle tissue; squats improve strength of your upper and lower body.
- You will walk like a beauty queen!
Benefits of squats also include improved posture. Squats are a great way not only to improve your posture, but also build better balance. The balance that you need to do them will help to sit, stand and walk tall and straight, just like a beauty queen; and it will also strengthen your back muscles and help to avoid the back pain caused by sitting in a chair for too long.
- Squat exercises burn fat and can help you to lose weight
Squats burn huge amounts of calories. As you build your muscles, you are burning more and more calories, so squats make a superb general work out for health and fat loss.
- Get rounder butt!
Squats tone your butt, of course! Benefits of squats wouldn’t be complete without including a butt toning in our list. Squats can firm up your buttocks in no time at all, without placing any undue train on your back. So, if you want a rear to be proud of, squat!
If you’re new to weightlifting, our Fundamental Lifting course is designed to accustom newcomers to lifting to this form of training. Check out the link below and book onto our beginner friendly Fundamental Lifting course, start your journey and get squatting.