Do you avoid squats like the plague? If you have knee problems, your answer may be a resounding yes. Some of you may even avoid squats simply because you're afraid they'll cause knee problems. You might change your mind when you learn that squats can actually strengthen the knees, if you do them correctly. Squats can also strengthen the hips, knees and ankles while targeting almost all of the muscles in the lower body, which is one reason we love them so much.
Squats don't always work for everyone, but you do have some options if you're looking for an alternative. Learn more in this new FAQ about squats.
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