If you haven't noticed yet, we love to squat! Air squats, back squats, front squats, overhead squats...all kinds of squats!!!
Coach Glassman, founder of Crossfit summed it up quite simply.
Why squat? The squat is a vital, natural, and functional component of your being. In the bottom position, the squat is nature’s intended sitting posture. Only in the industrialized world do we find the need for chairs, couches, benches, and stools. This comes at a loss of functionality that contributes immensely to decrepitude.
Check out the quick video and article on the importance of the squat.
Link to CrossFit Journal Article by Coach Glassman