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

Add 50 Pounds to Your Back Squat in 8 Weeks With the Barbell Hip Thrust

When looking at success and failure in sports, many athletes find their downfall comes from a lack of strength. Researchers and coaches often evaluate...

By: Jake Tuura

A Beginner's Guide to Coaching Olympic Lifts: Starting Strong

This article is Part 1 of a series on coaching the Olympic lifts The Snatch and the Clean and Jerk are highly popular exercises in strength and con...

By: Jay Mendoza

These Chair-Based Exercises Can Transform Your Body Fast

Though chairs are mainly used for sitting, they can also be used productively and creatively to perform several fantastic exercises. When you can't ge...

By: Jim Carpentier

Simple Rules to Follow When Training Very Young Athletes

We've all heard the age old theory that strength training for younger children will stunt their growth and ultimately hinder their athletic developmen...

By: J.T. Kotowski

Wearing Running Shoes While Weightlifting Can Kill Your Strength Gains

Next time you head into a Globo Gym-style commercial gym, take a look around and check out the footwear your fellow gym goers are sporting. Chances ar...

By: John Papp

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.