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

Why Weightlifting Speed is So Important to Making Strength Gains

What Can Rep Tempo do For Your Training? Shane Trotter CSCS, ISSA Walk into the local gym and you'll inevitably see lines of athletes at the bench press...

By: Shane Trotter

3 Reasons Why Runners Need to Lift Weights

Attention Runners! You need to lift! Runners, we need to talk. You, and yes, even myself have had the same thought. "I don't need to do any strength...

By: Chris Cooper

James Harrison Did 500-Pound Squats the Morning After a Game Because He's a Workout Machine

James Harrison might love lifting weights more than life itself. The 38-year-old Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker seems to become invincible once...

By: Brandon Hall

3 Key Strength Exercises for Offensive Linemen

There is no doubt about it, the offensive line is probably the most important unit on the football field. They also have a higher need for maximal...

By: David Scott-McDowell

Take the Triple Squat Challenge to Add Leg Strength and Size

The many benefits of Front Squats, Back Squats and Split Squats have been well documented by strength coaches and sports scientists alike, over...

By: Tim Hanway

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.