squat advice in Bodybuilding/Strength Training Posted November 27, 2012 Squats are one of the most powerful exercises for transform your body. That great power means you can also seriously hurt yourself. It is one of those things worth going out of your way to make sure the conditions are optimal. If not, you are better off not doing them as the kind of injuries you get can last for years. 1. Have a professional trainer show you how to do squats in person 2. Have a professional trainer watch your form many times until you feel confident you got it down 3. Do squats in a squat rack 4. Do squats with a weight lifting belt on 5. Do squats with a spotter present Good luck.