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adjective as in short and stocky

verb as in lower body by bending knees

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As you jump, switch your leg position in the air and land with soft knees in the opposite split-squat stance.

Grasp the door frame with one arm extended in front of you, and perform a squat, keeping resistance through your arm as you stand back up.

OK, legs a little tired, gonna squat down here, maybe just take a knee.

To do this, they measure joint angles while the subjects do an unloaded half-squat.

This might look like a minute of burpees followed by two minutes of recovery or 20 seconds of jump squats followed by a minute of recovery.

The fitness coaches at a globo-gym like Gold's would notice that a user was struggling with their squat or treadmill run.

The barracks is a squat building surrounded by sandbags on a side street near the city center.

There may well be a chill here, but it has diddly-squat to do with the one Senator Alexander fears.

Deep Squat—For most squats you want to get your thighs parallel with the ground but for a deep squat you go ALL the way down.

The only difference is that you jump straight up and then land in a squat position.

Neither of us spoke again, and at length the squat log buildings of Pend d' Oreille loomed ahead of us in the night.

Madame Antoine seated her fat body, broad and squat, upon a bench beside the door.

Kerry crossed the room, laid his oilskin and cane upon a chair, and from the shelf where it reposed took a squat volume.

These people simply squat down wherever they can find a natural catchment for water.

I could not feel comfortable in the seats and lounges, as they were very low, requiring an oriental squat at which I am not adept.


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On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to squat, such as: broad, fat, heavy, splay, thick, and chunky.

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