Benefits of Squats, Pushups & Planks

Last updated: September 23, 2020, at 11:17 a.m. PT

Originally published: July 20, 2020, at 8:40 a.m. PT

benefits of squats

Most exercise routines incorporate pushups, squats, and planks, but many people don't actually know why these exercises are so commonly used. Here's a list of benefits from these three exercises.


  • Burns fat
  • Builds muscle
  • Develops core strength
  • Improves mobility
  • No equipment needed


  • Increase functional strength
  • Increase muscle definition
  • Improves posture
  • No equipment needed


  • Strengthens core
  • Improves posture
  • Boosts mood and relieves stress
  • Increases muscle definition
  • No equipment needed
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