Squat

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

N.C. State DL Kentavius Street Squats 700 Pounds and Runs a 4.58 Laser-Timed 40-Yard Dash

Picture this: a 6-foot-2, 283-pound defensive lineman who can run a 4.58 40-Yard Dash, jump a 40-inch Vertical and Squat over 700 pounds. Ridiculou...

By: Brandon Hall

Why Squatting With Your Knees Past Your Toes is Safe

For ages we were told never to squat with our knees going forward past our toes. It was largely considered a major mistake that put your knees in a da...

By: Andy Haley

Watch Oregon DL Henry Mondeaux's Monstrous 635-Pound Squat Max

As the start of training camp draws near, many college football players are maxing out to see the type of strength and speed gains they made during th...

By: Brandon Hall

An Athlete's Guide to LeBron's Off-Court Workouts

The physical abilities that LeBron James has displayed on the basketball court throughout his life have made it clear that he is one of the greatest a...

By: Kyle Scadlock

This 12-Week Training Plan Will Prepare You for Basketball Season

A basketball workout program is important for getting you ready to be successful this season. Basketball is a sport that requires size, strength, speed,...

By: John Cissik

Latest Videos in Squat

STACK Sports Health: Is It Safe to Let Your Knees Go Past Your Toes When Squatting?

Dr. Matt Stevens discusses the role foot position plays when performing a proper 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.