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
Building muscle and increasing athletic performance is a very strenuous task. It takes time, lots of hard work and an immense amount of stress on the...
By: Justin Ochoa
Speed training is important for athletes of all ages and all sports. Speed is also a major focus on athletic assessment, so it can be used to determine...
By: John Cissik
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By: Lee Boyce
There's a good chance you're not strong enough to Back Squat. Yet, this is the first Squat variation that many you will attempt if you haven't already...
By: Andy Haley
Your in-season schedule can be tough to manage. You're challenged physically during practices and games, and then you're challenged mentally with scho...
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Latest Videos in Squat
These two mobility drills will fix hip pinching or pain when squatting.
Dr. Matt Stevens discusses the role foot position plays when performing a proper Squat.
Use these squat variations to build your lower-body strength and power.
Unlike the Back Squat and Front Squat, you can perform variations of the Goblet Squat that target your core.
In this episode of STACK Elite Performance, Mike Boyle discusses the role of the core during the Squat.