You know that you should squat. Everyone—and every fitness magazine and website, ever—tells you that. And with good reason.
Sitting down and standing up is one of the most basic movements in life. And from a training perspective, just about everything from your fingertips down to your toes works has to work hard to make a squat happen. That’s a recipe for building full-body strength with just one move. But it’s usefulness is not the problem.