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How to sneak 100 squats into your daily routine for SPECTACULAR results

If you are trying to achieve a bootylicious butt like JLo then deep squats are your secret weapon. This highly effective exercise is perfect for toning your butt, thighs and hips.

Limited time? No Problem! The Healthy Mummy Community share 9 EFFORTLESS ways to sneak 100 squats into your daily routine and achieve SPECTACULAR RESULTS!

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Whether you are washing the dishes, hanging out laundry or doing the grocery shop – it is always a good time to squat.  And what’s more, you don’t even need to be wearing your workout clothes. So ladies, don’t delay!

Here are 9 effortless ways to squat your way to that bootylicious butt you have always dreamt of. Thanks to the incredible mums in The Healthy Mummy community for sharing their photos and tips with us.

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9 effortless ways to squat your way to that bootylicious butt

1. At the playground

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Ash Petroff says “Instead of just sitting around watching my children at the playground I use that time to jump on the slide and knock out a few sets of squats!” Well it clearly works! Check out Ash’s amazing body transformation.”

2. Folding the laundry

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If you have children, you probably have laundry to do, and lots of it! Sam Stevenson puts on music and does her squats as she is folding her laundry. “It makes the whole process of laundry so much more fun!. I can easily do 100 squats during this one activity,” Sam said.

3. Waiting for the kids to get dressed

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Anyone with kids knows how stressful it is waiting for your kids to get dressed or put their shoes on! It brings a whole new meaning to ‘snail pace!’. Courtney Trotter uses the time it takes for her children to put on their shoes every day to smash out her squats.  Not only does it make her feel great, it reduces that stressed feeling.

4. The grocery store

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No shame here! Nikola Green proves that any place is a good place for a few squats.  Even the grocery store! Ok, you may get a few weird looks but if you have seen Nikola’s amazing butt transformation results you will be squatting your way around the grocery store too.

5. Waiting for the kettle to boil

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If you are partial to coffee or tea and find yourself drinking several cups a day you will be amazed how many squats you can do while waiting for the kettle to boil. 5 cups a day and 20 squats each time.

You will easily be smashing out 100 before dinner time. Waiting for the kettle to boil is where Chloe Cox smashes out her 100 squats.

6. Hanging the washing

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We love Nikola Green’s system of  squatting while hanging out the washing. 1 squat for each item of her children’s clothes, 2 squats for adult clothes and 3 squats for larger items like bed linen. Go Nikola!

7. With clingy children onboard

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Got a child that always wants to be held? No problem. Julie Meadows simply does her squats with her daughter onboard!  Check out Julia’s amazing butt transformation results.

8. Scenic view squats

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Lauren da Silva likes to take breaks while she is out walking to do her squats. While we don’t necessarily encourage you doing your squats at the edge of a cliff, a great view or point of interest can make your squats that much more enjoyable.

9. Walking the dog

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Jenny McPhail stops to do her squats while doing her daily walk with her dog.  Warning – your dog might bowl you over in their excitement of having you down at their level (as Jenny discovered), but it is definitely worth it.

Want more information on squats? Check out this video 10 Ways to Squat below.

Thanks to all the mums in the Healthy Mummy community for sharing their squatting photos and tips with us and our readers.

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