Origin of squat
OTHER WORDS FROM squatsquat·ly, adverbsquat·ness, noun
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How to use squat in a sentence
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.Indoor exercises to prepare you for hiking the great outdoors|Pam Moore|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
OK, legs a little tired, gonna squat down here, maybe just take a knee.Optimal Methods for Never Recovering After Your Workout|Brendan Leonard|January 24, 2021|Outside Online
To do this, they measure joint angles while the subjects do an unloaded half-squat.There’s a New Way to Choose the Right Running Shoe|Alex Hutchinson|January 5, 2021|Outside Online
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.Some trainers tout HIIT as the best way to burn belly fat. Here’s what science says.|Pam Moore|December 15, 2020|Washington Post
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.Ukraine’s Pro-Putin Rebels Prepare for a Last Stand|David Patrikarakos|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There may well be a chill here, but it has diddly-squat to do with the one Senator Alexander fears.The Republican Street Fight Over Transparency in Government|Lawrence Lessig|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Madame Antoine seated her fat body, broad and squat, upon a bench beside the door.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Kerry crossed the room, laid his oilskin and cane upon a chair, and from the shelf where it reposed took a squat volume.Dope|Sax Rohmer
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.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell