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Squatting is a normal part of many cultures that do not experience hip and back problems, so why don’t we?

Squatting is a normal part of many cultures that do not experience hip and back problems, so why don’t we? There are many cultures that do more squatting than sitting.  Many of these cultures have fewer instances of bad hips or knees or back problems. When people think of squatting, they often think of going to the gym, holding a weight and performing a squat.   In the rest of the world, people regularly squat instead of bending over. Squatting is thought to help keep the hips and knees healthier by lubricating these joints and also improving their flexibility. Babies regularly Read More »