Doing squats the Asian way

Deep squats come naturally to children, until they transition into teenagehood and start sitting a lot more. — Photos: Filepic

Really, how difficult is it to squat?

Not the way you’re taught in exercise classes, but the way our Asian forefathers did it back in the days when there were no sitting toilets – after all, humans are meant to squat like our primate cousins.

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