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squat

to occupy land or property without title or authority. Many systems give some protection to squatters even if only to the extent of requiring judicial process for removal.
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Wall squats. With back straight against a wall, squat against wall until legs are parallel.
ENSURE perfect pins by working the front and back of the thighs and the bum with squats.
"I love," he says, "to do a little circuit: swim two laps, get out of the water and do 20 push-ups, again swim two laps, climb out and squat 20 times, swim another two laps, etc." A variety of exercises can be done near the pool: pushups, clips on the edge of the pool deck with legs in water, squats, and ab crunches.
While homeless people have long used discrete forms of squatting to secure shelter, more overtly politicized squats have gained popularity among activists who want to publicly reclaim space, challenge poverty and engage in a practical solution to homelessness.
Subjects performed varying depths of squats over an eight-week period.
As it turned out, the successive squats gained the attention of the press, "and suddenly," said Ordonneau, "people started lining up to come in and see what we'd done.
The person who says "and a" bends his knees and squats as he speaks.
That's why he does stair squats to stretch and strengthen the quadriceps (KWAD-ri-seps) muscles at the front of his thighs.
Since squats effectively build and strengthen the legs, this means increased leg drive and power.
CMJ height increases have been reported following sets of 3RM (Esformes et al., 2013; Kilduff et al., 2007) and 5RM (Boullosa et al., 2013; McCann et al., 2010; Mitchell et al., 2011; Young et al., 1998) squats. Lowery et al.
Once it has been occupied this building becomes a squat. Squats are usually occupied with the intent of relatively long-term use.