First, we have to understand that there are a lot of factors regarding squatting. The following is a general guide for proper air squat mechanics and is not the “end-all-be-all.”
“Air” Squat or squat without weight is important to understand and master prior to picking up the barbell or dumbbell. Your mechanics are possibly the most important aspect to consider when attempting any exercise and maybe none more than a squat or lunge. We see so many people confused about how they are supposed to bend, move or lift. To help clear the confusion we will cover common faults and how to correct these.