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

Try Zercher Marches for Strong Abs, Stable Hips and Mental Toughness

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

4 Keys to Speed Training (Plus a 4-Day Workout Plan)

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

Why Athletes Shouldn't Always be Concerned With Lifting Heavy Weights

Why Weight Lifting Matters the Least for an Athlete Lee Boyce Call it clickbait. Say what you will. We all know that hitting the weight room is a smart...

By: Lee Boyce

Test Your Lower-Body Strength With the Goblet Squat Challenge

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

6 Ways Athletes Ruin Their Bodies During Their Sports Season

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...

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Squat

STACK Sports Health: Get Rid of Hip Pain During Squats

These two mobility drills will fix hip pinching or pain when squatting.

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.