Squats may be a physically demanding exercise, but the performance benefits gained by incorporating this lift into your workout is worth the effort. Whether you're working to build pure power, strength, balance or flexibility, there is a Squat variation that will help you achieve your training goal. STACK has everything to help you master the Squat, including how-to instruction for performing the exercise, directions for completing multiple variations of the Squat, and video featuring elite athletes performing the Squat.

Latest in Squat

Free Weights vs. Machines: Which is the Better Way to Lift Weights?

Why Free Weights Are Better Than Machines By Jim Carpentier, CSCS It's tempting for athletes and non-athletes to perform an exercise on a more...

By: Jim Carpentier

6 Times When Weight Room Spotting Gets Super Awkward

Let's be honest. No one enjoys the role of spotter in the weight room—especially if it interrupts what they're doing. But out of the kindness of y...

By: Andy Haley

Everything You Need to Know About 5 Barbell Squat Variations

A strength training program is not complete without the Squat. It's called the "king of all exercise" for a reason.The Squat works the powerful...

By: Andy Haley

The Full-Body Squat Rack Workout

You enter the gym and you look around, everywhere is packed and no machine or dumbbells are free to be used. As you were about to walk out of the gym,...

By: Kedric Kwan

4 Non-Deadlift Exercises to Increase Your Deadlift Strength

If you want to get better at your sport, building a good base of strength is paramount. To paraphrase Mark Bell, "Strength is never a weakness."...

By: Dre Delos Santos

Latest Videos in Squat

The 8 Best Squat Variations

Use these squat variations to build your lower-body strength and power.

Two Goblet Squat Variations for Ripped Abs

Unlike the Back Squat and Front Squat, you can perform variations of the Goblet Squat that target your core.

Elite Performance with Mike Boyle: Increase Core Strength While Squatting

In this episode of STACK Elite Performance, Mike Boyle discusses the role of the core during the Squat.

Elite Performance with Mike Boyle: How to Fix Your Single-Leg Squat

In this episode of STACK Elite Performance, Mike Boyle shows you how to fix your Single-Leg Squat.

Celebrity Sweat Challenge: The Superhero Squat

Check out Celebrity Sweat's training tip of the week—Superhero Squats. Eric the Trainer shows you how to master this heavy squat training routine.