Jessica Smith from Shape magazine explains that Hindu squats differ from conventional squats by allowing a person's knees to bend out over the toes as she lifts her heels off the floor. However, Smith explains that exerc... More »

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Squats can be broken down into two main categories: squats done with weights or without weights. A secondary categorization divides squats into those which build large muscle groups and those which tone muscles. Barbells... More »

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To do squats, stand with your feet shoulder width apart, bend your knees slightly, tuck in your abs and keep your back as straight as possible. Tighten your body, and slowly lower yourself down. Slowly rise back up to co... More »

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WebMD states that a person lifting heavy objects needs to start with a shoulder-width stance and squat down by bending at the knees and hips. A person's legs must be straightened slowly to lift the object while keeping i... More »

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To do a proper squat, keep the back straight, push the hips back and bend at the knees until the hip joint is below the knees. It is important to practice the proper technique when doing squats to avoid injury to the ba... More »

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Avocados, whole grains, nuts, plant sterols, fish, asparagus, pomegranate, broccoli, persimmons, spirulina, cranberries and watermelon all have positive effects on the circulatory system and aid in the reduction of fatty... More »

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Stabilization exercises that target the core muscles are the best abdominal workout for women, according to Shape magazine. Ab crunches are popular stomach-toning exercises, but they target only the front and sides of th... More »

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