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You saw this coming. Targetting the major muscles – glutes, quads, core – it’s no wonder why squats always get called for in gym class. Big muscles, big burn! To start: Lower body and push your hips back as if you’re sitting down. Shift body weight to your heels and make sure tailbone is tucked. Knees should not go beyond ankles. Not feeling much? Turn the squat into a full-body workout by doing bicep curls or overhead presses with a dumbbell. More form tips here.