June Challenge: Drop it like a Squat with #FFSquat


It’s summer and time to rock your lower body into shape! This month we’ve partnered with Polar to bring you the Drop it like a Squat Challenge! Join the #FFSquat Challenge and squat every single day in June. Two squatters will win a Polar FT60 Heartrate Monitor, which is a perfect addition to any workout to get the best results and track your performance.


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The Challenge

The challenge is to squat every single day. If you’re a beginner, strive for 1,000 total squats in the month of June and for you squat experts (intermediate or advanced participants), let’s amp it up to 100 squats a day in June for a total of 3,000 squats! Know that these numbers are just suggestions and the goal of this challenge is to get squatting, no matter how many you do.


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Form is more important than reps, so make sure you have correct alignment. Shannon Colavecchio from Bad Ass Fitness breaks down the proper squat form in the video below. So watch, listen, and learn how to do the perfect squat! As an added bonus, Shannon goes over different squat variations such as adding weights, adding a plyometric and more!



Disclaimer- Please consult your physician before beginning this or any exercise program to ensure you are healthy enough to complete the exercise. Work at your own pace and start off slow.


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  1. I love/hate squat jumps because they are fun (at first) and really work you!

  2. I love sumo squats! Such a great workout!

  3. I love Plie squats. :)

  4. With my bad knees I like to keep it simple…..hoping my legs don’t hate me after June :)

  5. Katryna says:

    Here’s to a better butt!!

  6. Deborah Dera says:

    The yoga challenge was the first one I finished. Can’t wait to try this one, too!

  7. I am definitely in for 1000, and will shoot for more!

  8. Plain ol’ squats are my fave. Why mess with a good thing? ;)

  9. I’m in!

  10. Melorie Poteat says:

    My favorite squat variation is weighted squats on my Bosu trainer.

  11. great challenge! cant wait to get started!

  12. Gimme quality over quantity any day. Heavy barbell back squats FTW.

  13. Just what I needed for motivation. I’m in!

  14. This should be a good month! I’m a little nervous about this one, but going to give it my best!

  15. Love sumo squats, but also the bosu squats for more of a challenge!

  16. I am in for 100/day! My favorite variation is jump squats!

  17. Definitely plie squats

  18. So excited for this contest I actually love squats!

  19. I love Sumo!

  20. Sumo squats and plie squats are great, but you just can’t be the good old fashioned squat done with great form.

  21. My favorite squat is bodyweight squats I love that you can break it down anywhere anytime no weights needed and excuses ;)

  22. Regular squats or sumo squats are my fave.

  23. Taking the challenge on!! I’m a beginner so will just do regular old squats :) setting my goal and excited to see how many I can do and how much I can improve by the end of June!

  24. I LOVE jump squats! SO hard but so good :D

  25. Mariana says:

    I LOVE all squat variations, they’re the perfect exercise for stregthening the whole lower body! Each variation targets different muscles, so combining them is great for an all-over toned look! So excited for this challenge!! :D

  26. Love me some good ol’ regular squat action!

  27. Jump squats on a bosu ball!!! Hard but rewarding!!

  28. I LOVE jump squats!

  29. Stacey Beatty says:

    I love squatting with the barbell!

  30. Excited for this challenge.

  31. I’m a big fan of sumo squats. I can really feel those working and I’m always sore the next day!

  32. Squats are the best functional exercise – helps us sit and stand!

  33. Hey everybody,

    I am a little confused… are we supposed to post pictures and videos of us doing squats, or does that actually not matter for the raffle itself?

    Nevertheless… I love my squats! sumos are awesome and TRX pistol squats! :)

  34. Jump Squat! Or squats with weights! Or a jump squat combined with a burpee! :)

  35. Meredith says:

    Very excited about this challenge! Thanks to FitFluential, Polar, and the amazing Shannon from Badass Fitness!!

  36. I’m excited to start this challenge, it gives me motivation.
    My favorite types of squats are the barbell wide stance squats or using a dumbell.

  37. Crystal says:

    Plié squats are my fav!

  38. Heidi DeGroot says:

    Thanks for a great challenge! I’m excited for a chance to win a Polar as I haven’t invested in one yet, but would love to have one to keep me motivated while working out.

  39. Stephanie Manny says:

    Great challenge…this will be the first challenge I actually try. Nothing like nice strong legs to help me with my running!

  40. I love pistol squats!

  41. Carrie Dockery says:

    Can’t wait to get started tonight! I like simple squats.

  42. I love plyometric squats!

  43. I love squat jumps & sumo squats!

  44. Squats anyway I can get them!! They all rock!

  45. I will be shooting for 1,000 anything over will be a bonus :)

  46. Woot! Sumo squats are the bomb!

  47. Sumo squats!

  48. I hate squats but they r a great workout.

  49. Rock bottom or jump squats are my favorite.

  50. Jump squats, but I love all variations

  51. Totally looking forward to this! High five to everyone else who is participating!

  52. Diane McKissack says:

    This is productive squating!!!

  53. I’m in :) I will aim for 1000. I love sumo squats, no clue why but I feel so much better after them!

  54. plie squat!

  55. I love Sumo Squats!

  56. I love sumo squats paired with a kick out to the side. Really works those glutes!

  57. Love squatting!!

  58. LOVE this! Sumo is my fav!

  59. YAY for squats!!!!!!! I’m going for 100 a day!!

  60. I’m a big sumo squatter! I also love the side to side hop sqauts

  61. Gabriela says:

    I will give it a try :)

  62. Sumo/Plie Squats with dumbbells! LOVE this challenge!!

  63. Sumo squats with the kettle bell!

  64. Mary Callicoat says:

    This will be my first squat challenge…so i’m going with plain old squats?

  65. I like sumo squats

  66. I honestly HATE squats but my “favorite” variation has to be the Sumo Squat.

  67. I’m sorry. I squat 1-2 times a week. USING A BARBELL.
    I never squat more than 5x in a row or more than 25x in an entire workout.
    If you really want to get something out squats, squat with more weight not simply more squats.

  68. I love this! I’m a big fan of goblet and sumo squats :)

  69. I love hack squats!

  70. LOVE jump squats! :)

  71. Annette says:

    I LOVE all kinds of squats & I’d hate to have to pick just one favorite! But I have to say jump squats are pretty awesome! Can’t wait to rock out this challenge! I’m setting a goal of 3,000 squats but I’d love to hit 5,000! : )

  72. I like doing weighted squats.

  73. I love a good weighted sumo squat!

  74. L. Harms says:

    I have a back injury right now. I am keeping it pretty simple w/ the basic squat for the time.

  75. Christina says:

    I am going for at least 50 squats per day this month.

  76. bottom to bottom squats

  77. I am a day late! good thing I did squats yesterday! lol I love all squats! My 2 favorites are jump squats and plie squats.

  78. T squat jump

  79. I am in pain but loving it!!

  80. Tania Lopez says:

    Squat Jump

  81. phparray says:

    Barbell Back Squats are my favorite

  82. I love regular squats! I’m excited I found this challenge. :)

  83. I do my squats in the pool.

  84. JUST found this am definitely in for the squat challenge

  85. Sumo squats!

  86. Kelster says:

    Simple squats are my faves. Jump squats are hard on my knees.

  87. Heather says:

    Regular squats or doing squats on the squat rack at the gym.

  88. Sumo squats are my favourite, but jump squats are a close second!

  89. Arena Thompson says:

    regular squats so I don’t aggrevate my knees :)

  90. Challenge accepted :)

  91. Goblet Squats!

  92. I’m a fan of regular squats!

  93. Kaitlin says:

    Jump squats! Cardio and whole body all in one!

  94. The variation I love to hate is anything plyometric/jumpy. Bring ‘em on! :-)

  95. Bethany says:

    I enjoy pistol squats! So challenging, and when you master them its a cool party trick :P

  96. Brittany Suell says:

    Jump squat

  97. I do sumo squats with a ball. They taught them to me at physical therapy. They are not my favorite….actually I HATE them but they do help. LOL

  98. I like big squats and I cannot lie.

  99. I love front squats!

  100. Tammy Mcconnell George says:

    Jump squats and dumbbell squats are my love/hate

  101. Tammy Mcconnell George says:

    jump squats and dumbbell squats

  102. elisha anderson says:

    I love sumo and plie squats but am starting to really love squat jumps as well. Anything to get that booty poppin!

  103. Jump squats with a burpee!

  104. Deborah says:

    My favorite squat variation is sumo squat.

  105. In and out squats on a bosu ball!

  106. I really like the sumo squat and love/hate the squat jump. It kills me….

  107. Ooooh! This goes perfectly with my Lower and Booty workout I am posting tomorrow! I will be sure to LINK UP!

  108. elisha anderson says:

    Sumo squats

  109. Kristen M says:

    Regular squats and sumo squats are the varieties I like best.

  110. stacey h says:

    i think squat jumps are my favorite – even though i curse while doing them, i tend do enjoy the burn

  111. I think I’ve only done regular old squats, but I’m very curious about other variations now.

  112. Love squats. They work your whole lower body and can be done anywhere!

  113. Who won this challenge?


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