How to Squat Safely

by Ben Greenfield

Squats are a great exercise that incorporates many calorie-burning and strength-building components that give you a coordinated, lean and athletic body. However, you can do some damage to your knees if you squat improperly. If your knees go in front of your toes, or your knees move very close together or far apart, then you should be focusing on hip flexibility and core strength along with your squats.

Quick & Dirty Tip: If you really want to learn how to squat with good form, I’ve got a couple tricks you can use. Watch this video:


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