The squat has basically become the Beyonce of all exercise’s. People are talking about them – posting about them – OBSESSING about squats. With a movement so powerful and beneficial for the body it is important to take care to perform your squats as properly and as effectively as possible.
According to an article on bodybuilding.com a major factor contributing to poor form in squats is lack of flexibility and mobility. (This may be why you are not getting the results you are training for!) This is especially true within the hip flexors as a factor of todays world of desk dwelling all day to lifting in the evening. Your tissues become so tight that a early morning or evening lift is being hindered by poor mobility. Furthermore, if you are lacking mobility in key areas, your body will compensate in other areas which could ultimately lead to injury.
Improve your mobility & flexibility for ASS to the GRASS squats and optimum results. Incorporate a new stretching and mobility routine into your workout at least once a week!
For starters you can try out my *FREE* video, Improve Your Squat: Deep squatting through Yoga here! This short but effective class will help to begin to wake up the hips for deeper squatting potential!