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The squat is a very therapeutic position for the human body, especially for barefoot runners as it develops the skill of maintaining the body’s centre of mass over the natural balance point of the body (ball of foot) whilst building strength and range of movement in the ankles, knees, hips and spine. These attributes combined enable the barefoot runner to develop the fundamental movement skill of segmental alignment which is more commonly known as posture.
Hold a 1 minute squat position Challenge rules
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“I'm not sure if I did this correctly! I brought my bottom all the way to the back of my feet as shown. I did not hold a "wall sit" type squat. It was very easy and a fun way to quickly accomplish something!”
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Hellfire Hazel (Lisa Anne) G This is harder than it looks! My kids can sit like this forever and they make it look so easy lol! :)
Why not ask for some advice from other Challenge takers, or read some of the Challenge guides first?OK, I'll keep working at it!