We could sing the praises of dogs all day and all night. Not only do they offer unconditional love (as long as we give them a few treats in exchange), but it's also been proven that owning a canine pal is beneficial to our physical and mental health. In today's edition of "Why Dogs Are The Best," they've inspired the most adorable workout trend to ever grace our social media feeds.
Using your dog as a workout buddy is nothing new — but #SquatYourDog takes the concept to the next level. The workout routine is pretty straightforward and it doesn't even require you to leave the comfort of your home.
We all know squats are a great way to get in shape, so why not get creative and integrate your pup into the workout? Fitness fanatics everywhere are doing squats while holding their dogs and they've taken to Instagram to share photos and videos of the world's cutest workout.
As long as your dog is game, #SquatYourDog has all the makings of a perfect workout. There are no hefty gym membership fees, it can be done from home, and (best of all) it allows you some extra quality time with your dog. What could be better?
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