How to use Squat in a sentence
The general was quiet as he escorted them to one of the squat buildings and inside.
Taran sank into a squat beside her, studying her as she spoke.
Taran turned on his heel, retreating into the squat building once more.
You must hire or squat somewhere, and raise but a small crop, and eat that soon.
He looked for signs anyone had walked through the brush and branches, pausing at intervals to squat and look at his surroundings from a different angle.Advertisement
The Golden Temple is so called on account of its copper dome, covered with gold foil, which shines brilliantly in the rays of the Indian sun, and is reflected back from the waters of the lake; but the building as a whole is too squat to have much architectural merit apart from its ornamentation.
These chitinous, rod-like, rarely squat and then hook-like structures are found in the majority of the Chaetopoda, being absent only in certain Archiannelida, most leeches, and a very few Oligochaeta.
There was another form of obelisk, also tapering, but more squat than the usual type, with two of the sides narrow and terminating in a rounded top. One such of Senwosri I., covered with sculpture and inscriptions, lies at Ebgig in the Fayum.
The young when first hatched are clothed with mottled down, so as closely to resemble a stone, and to be overlooked as they squat motionless on the approach of danger.
The wall had the usual population of squat lobsters.Advertisement
As for a habitat, if I were not permitted still to squat, I might purchase one acre at the same price for which the land I cultivated was sold--namely, eight dollars and eight cents.
One species can utter a cry when pained or alarmed, and the tall-standing frilled lizard can lift its forelegs, and squat or hop like a kangaroo.
The " Igel," a squat tumbler covered with prunts, gave rise to the " Krautsrunk," which is like the " Igel," but longer and narrow-waisted.
The Gonds are the most numerous among the aboriginal tribes, but so great an intermixture has taken place between them and the Hindu races that they have lost their language and most of their ethnical characteristics, such as the flat forehead, squat nose, prominent nostril, dark skin, &c., and are scarcely distinguishable from the other classes of the Hindu labouring population.
Notes Classes 1 to 6 - To be in 1lb round squat honey jars.Advertisement
Artoo is short, squat and somewhat like a fireplug.
Taran handed off the horse to a stable hand and turned to watch as Sirian took Rissa's arm, leading her into a squat stone building at the center of the fortress.
The parish church, dating from 1594, is a plain structure, with a squat tower rising in two tiers from the centre of the roof.
In keeping with Gilbert Scott's Norman style the nave arcade has four bays with rounded arches resting on solid squat pillars.
Paired archways to ground floor, with shouldered architraves and squat central marble column with foliate capital and deep base.Advertisement
The point of using a barbell to add weight to the squat is to help you to generate peak power.
Her suggestions for birth positions (left lateral) were in opposition to others ' suggestions (supported squat ).
In shape it is rather squat, hence the common name, crab louse.
This 'Ruby Pool ' holds nine blue circular, squat pots, made in the Taurus pottery and containing golden marjoram.
Beyond the fence could be glimpsed a squat building of glassy, black obsidian.Advertisement
The little German so-and-so who beat me at my last competition now has my squat record so I want it back!
This could involve, for example, heavy squats followed by squat jumps.
Novice athletes who may not have squatted before should not attempt the overhead squat with a barbell.
My gym does n't have a squat rack or power cage whence the usage of the Smith 's machine.
A squat tower capped by a pyramid roof with a weathercock.Advertisement
Eleanor had to squat down carefully to avoid banging her head on the rafters.
These "tandem" toasters are long and thin, instead of square and squat like traditional toasters, and they fit into narrow spaces.
If you see him squat or spray, take him firmly to the litter box and set him in it.
However, it's good for your knees to squat, and since you often have to bend over to pull out clothes from a top loader, you may be going easier on your back overall with a front loader.
Bend your knees into squat position as if you were about to sit in a low chair (knees bent at 90 degrees) and let the ball roll up your spine as you lower your body.Advertisement
But if your squat benefits are dead in the water, it may be time to examine what you do differently and perhaps apply the same tricks you employ while benching.
Unsettled at her unusual weakness, she watched Sami's squat form fold with difficulty as he crouched beside her.
Covered in sea squirts, with lots of squat lobsters.
Alternate leg squat thrusts - count reps on 1 leg only.
Like Signorile, they found that the squat produced the most quadriceps activity, peaking at 60 per cent of maximum activity levels.Advertisement
The little German so-and-so who beat me at my last competition now has my squat record so I want it back !
But don't worry tho, they intend to squat another building soon.
You should squat, sit down, and bend over so that there are no surprises when you chase that volleyball at the beach!
Long wallets are more streamlined than their squat counterparts.
I wasn't fooling myself; I knew darn well that by the time I got the thumbs-up sign from my doctor to exercise, I would have long forgotten how to squat and do those abdominal crunches!Advertisement
Squat down and put one hand on either side of the ball.
Squat down until your thighs are almost parallel to the floor, making sure your knees don't extend past your toes.
Some exercises only require a set of dumbbells, while others call for free weight stations, like a squat rack, Smith machine or bench press.
The dumbbell squat can be performed in a variety of ways, each version targeting the muscle groups in slightly different ways.
To perform a squat, stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, a dumbbell in each hand.Advertisement
So what is the Hindu squat, and what are its pros and cons?
The Hindu squat is similar to a barbell-free, regular squat, where you place your feet about shoulder-width apart and squat until your thighs are parallel to the floor, then make a distinct turn and push to a standing position again.
Logic dictates that the Hindu squat is of limited use for a regular person going to the gym a couple times a week.
Cross your arms over your chest and place your feet about shoulder-width apart, then squat until your thighs are about parallel to the floor.
To exercise, stand in front of a squat rack with your feet about shoulder-width apart, knees slightly bent and your back straight.
Squat down until your thighs are parallel to the floor, make a smooth but distinct turn and push yourself back up putting the weight on your heels.
Squat and repeat coming to a standing position.
Beginners can use a chair for assistance, while more advanced weightlifters can opt to squat with dumbbells or a barbell.
To begin the squat, make sure your head is facing forward and your feet are approximately shoulder width apart.
Then, squat down until your butt is almost touching the floor.
Make sure your back is straight, then squat down until your butt nearly touches the floor.
In a slow, controlled fashion, squat as low as you can, stopping right before your butt touches the floor.
Unrack the bar, take a small step back and squat down until your thighs are parallel to the floor.
Fold your arms and squat down until your thighs are parallel to the ground and push yourself back up, making sure to keep your back straight at all times.
Squat down until your thighs are about parallel to the floor, then make a smooth turn and ascend to the starting position.
Still, there's something to be said for the benefits of free weights -- it's hard to cheat during a classic squat -- and it quite obviously works, as evidenced by Arnold and his cadre in the days of yore.
It's also recommended to have a weight or squat rack where your barbells will rest until you begin.
Squat racks adjusted to height levels can be purchased in any sports equipment store.
Stand inside the squat rack and adjust it so the barbell is slightly higher than your shoulders.
For example, you can simultaneously perform a lunge and a biceps curl or a squat with an overhead press.
The squat is the most common, multi-joint closed chain exercise.
The squat is performed by bending both knees and imagining that you are about to sit back on a big chair.
The squat works the hamstrings, quadriceps and gluteals.
Boot camp circuits use traditional, military-style exercises such as jumping jacks, squat thrusts, sprints, sit-ups and push-ups.
Bend your knees and squat as low as you can go without experiencing pain.
The squat targets the large quadriceps muscles found on the front of your thigh.
As you inhale, squat down, then return to standing as you exhale.Use your breath to help guide your through the movement and to create a rhythmic pace.
Along with the squat, the lunge is another challenging leg exercise which can give you great results.
Simply place one foot flat on the platform, place your hands on your hips, and squat, careful not to lean forward.
Perform a squat by tipping backward at the hip, pressing through your heels and lowering your torso toward the floor as though you were sitting back in a chair.
When you've reached a full squat position with your knees bent at a 90-degree angle, reverse the movement and stand while curling your forearms back down to your sides.
Make sure as you perform the squat that you keep your chest and head pointing forward, with your knees behind your toes.
When you perform a wall squat, you're pressing your body against the ground and the wall to hold your legs in a fixed position.
When your knees form a 90-degree angle, stop and hold the squat position for 30 to 60 seconds, keeping your feet flat on the floor.
Bend your knees until they form a 90-degree angle, sticking your buttocks out behind you as though you were performing a squat.
Most gyms have free standing squat racks for this purpose, but some gyms also have squat machines (like the FreeMotion Squat) that are designed to take you through the squat motion without the hassle of handling weight plates.
Like the squat rack, the leg press machine is often available as either a free weight station or a selectorized weight machine.
The leg press targets the thighs in a similar manner to the squat, but it's often a safer exercise for indiivduals with back problems because the back remains stabilized throughout the exercise.
At the same time, when viewed from the exterior, the main dome rises large, bold and commanding, with nothing of the squat appearance that mars the dome of St Sophia, with nothing of the petty prettiness of the little domes perched on the drums of the later Byzantine churches.
Kris rose from his squat nearby, flanked by Ileana and Jade.
Do 15 squat and dumbbell presses with 10-pound dumbbells 12.
The young, as in all Limicolae, are at first clothed in down, so mottled in colour as closely to resemble the shingle to which, if they be not hatched upon it, they are almost immediately taken by their parents, and there, on the slightest alarm, they, squat close to elude observation.
Don't be afraid to sit on the ground, kneel, or squat near your young subject.
Instead of shooting straight-on static shots, squat down, climb a ladder or lean against a tree to switch your perspective and achieve a boldly composed photo.
For example, instead of shooting at eye level with your subject, squat down and shoot up, or climb a ladder and point your camera down in order to get a fresh perspective on an ordinary subject.
Bend to the side, to the front, squat, twist around - move in a number of ways to see how the piece feels.
When you are shoveling, keep your back straight, squat down with your legs separated and your knees bent.
Get down into a squat with your legs shoulder-width apart.
When you land, squat down to set the ball down on the floor again.