The video host at first had speculated that the cause for the discrepancy between people being able to squat in this way in the West and Asia had to do with body structure, but he said that after researching it on the internet, the main theory is that it is simply a matter of practice and that because people in many Asian countries learn to use a squat toilet and are in the habit of squatting from an early age, their bodies are adapted to it.
In the general population, about 20% of young subjects frequent complaints of light-headedness or even (near) syncope are reported to occur on standing after squatting [4,5] Thus to prevent syncope, squatting is a potent physical maneuver, however, a major drawback is that standing up from squatting is a large hemodynamic stressor that often causes new pre-syncopal symptoms.
Squatting is adopted by people belonging to different cultural backgrounds across the globe in multiple ways to perform activities of daily living, occupational work and in sport and rehabilitation programs.
So that would be a jump squat, instead of just a stable squat where they're standing and squatting. There are two versions of them--one where you stay in your squat position and you jump from there, but then there's another that's like jumping jacks.
She gets a tattoo and joins in all the countercultural world that squatting entails, believing herself clever for her choices-but the Lower East Side is losing empty buildings, the existing squat are full, and only in the very different Brooklyn does Sid get the chance to occupy a squat under circumstances she never dreamed of.