Learning how to squat properly is one of the most fundamental places to start if you’re trying to make pain free gains in your legs. Proper squat form requires that you keep your head up, back angled slightly forward but straight, knees traveling outward as you descend, elbows tucked and chest out. It’s important to learn how to squat properly and to learn proper squat form if you want to keep your gains coming while minimizing injuries to other joints. Form is an important part of any exercise, but it’s critical when it comes to the squat. Check out this short video of how to perform a proper squat exercise!