Also known as the “slav squat” or “third world squat,” referring to a squat position in which your hamstrings rest against your calves. The one you might assume when using the squatty potty.
It has only recently come to my attention that not everyone is physically able to do this, usually because they have never done it before, and lack the required flexibility or have insufficient ankle/hip mobility. Although some people can learn how to later, over time, by stretching in that position against a wall or using some other form of support.
Please indulge my sick curiosity.
- Yes, I have always been able to do it
- Yes, I learned how to do it
- Yes, but I cannot comfortably sustain it
- No, I physically cannot