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MASTER THE MOVE SQUAT

In our new series, we explain how to perform the key building blocks of any fitness regime with perfect form

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We tend to think of a squat as a move that tones our legs and bums, but it does so much more! ‘Done with proper form, a squat works every muscle in your legs: quads, hamstrings, glutes and calves, but it also forces you to engage your core, abs and back muscles to stabilise,’ says personal trainer Vicky Gardner (sundried.com). ‘That means as well as the big muscles, it hits smaller ones, which helps reduce injury risk, strengthening ankles and hips. It’s also intense enough to elevate your heart rate and help you burn calories.’

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Get that #summerglow with the June/July issue of Healthy, which features the incredible Davina McCall on the cover. We’ve got a brand new natural beauty section, plus a summer body guide covering lean protein and expert fitness advice. Also, find out how to make street food at home with everything from Buddha bowls to cashew and coriander falafel. Plus! We ask: can a sun tan EVER be healthy? And do you really need those expensive trainers? Find out more in the brand new issue of Healthy.