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The squat works many muscles in the body in some form. The primary movers are the hamstrings, quads, and glutes. Assuming you are doing them correctly with your knees out and squatting below parallel, you should be using your hip adductors as well.

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Q: Which muscles are used in squats?
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How do squats work?

Squats work by stimulating your the lower extremity muscles especially the gluteal muscles and the leg muscles. It is used for strength, stamina and muscle building.

What muscles are used in squats?

the squat uses the quadriceps, the hamstring, and the glutes

What muscles are working during squats?

quads (narrow squats) & gluteals & hamstrings (wide-positioned squats)

What muscles do you use when you do squats?

mainly your legs but and your back a little

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Do squats work the calf muscles?

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Squats are one of the best, if not the best, exercises you can do. This is because they work so many muscles, while forcing you to stabilize and balance your body under a heavy load. The primary muscles involved are the quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, and adductors.

Will squats make your butt hips and thighs bigger?

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Why does my thigh hurt after doing squats?

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