Exercise Squats – Do You Make These Mistakes?

What is the proper way to do an exercise squat without injury? The squat is a great exercise if you have osteoporosis, but how do you do it safely?

In this short video, Margaret Martin explains how to do this exercise safely. As Margaret explains on her Melioguide blog, “I am passionate about exercise and especially about how exercise can benefit people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, or low bone density. However, people with osteoporosis need to pay special attention to the exercises that they practice. Exercise is very beneficial but the wrong exercise, or the right exercise done incorrectly, can cause considerable harm to you and your bones”.

In the video below, Margaret shows a correct and incorrect form of the squat exercise. The squat is a great weight-bearing exercise and forms part of Margaret’s Exercise for Better Bones Program.