Sitting down for long periods can lead to muscle atrophy in the leg and glutes, where the muscles weaken and waste away.

  • The squat is a great exercise to begin reversing the negative effect of sitting for long hours.
  • Squatting engages the glute muscles, the front, and back of the thighs, groin, hip flexor, and calves. In addition to strengthening the lower body, it also targets your core muscles.
  • Here are some of the benefits of doing squats
  • Improves bone and joint strength (fighting osteoporosis)
  • Helps strengthen the lungs and heart
  • Burns calories, lose weight
  • Increases mobility

Day 2 Assignment

Start with the warm-up from yesterday.

Proceed with 3 to 5 sets of 8 to 12 repetitions of the squat of your choice, according to your fitness level 

Take a selfie or a video of squatting and post on A Stronger You #Day2 #Done