We've all been told that staying at home can slow the spread of COVID-19. This doesn't mean giving up a fitness routine, though. People can perform plenty of exercises at home, like squats. Squats are referred to as the exercise everyone should be doing at home during this pandemic, in fact, you should incorporate these exercises into your daily routine, full stop.

Here are nine key benefits of doing squats:

  • Builds stronger joints
  • Helps you build muscle
  • Assists in weight loss
  • Boosts your strength
  • Boosts your heart health
  • Strengthens your core
  • Prevents injury
  • Improves your flexibility
  • You can do squats anywhere

Here is a video on why you should do squats everyday and what it does to your body:

When performed correctly, squats are an extremely safe exercise. Proper form is important for getting the most out of the exercise and protecting yourself from injury. Here is a video on how to screen your body and determine your best squat stance based on your hip anatomy:

Although many things feel beyond our control right now, we do have the ability to be creative and to build physical activity and exercise into each of our days. Maintaining your fitness is vital for staying healthy and to have a happier, more positive outlook. Try them today, try them now!

Here's to healthy, happy squatting, from the team at Anista Employee Benefits! 🙂