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

Inside The Workout That Built Noah Syndergaard's 100-Mph Heat

Noah Syndergaard might be the most intimidating athlete in Major League Baseball. The 6-foot-6, 242-pound New York Mets starting pitcher has been...

By: Brandon Hall

A Full-Body Mobility Warm-Up You Can Do in Less Than 5 Minutes

Sport-specific training, simply put, is healthy movement put in context. Healthy movement = healthy athletes. A common question I'm posed is, "why do...

By: Georges Dagher

Maintain Strength During the Season With These 20-Minute Workouts

Two In-Season Condensed and Intense Total Body Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS In-season workouts help maintain and/or build muscle so athletes stay...

By: Jim Carpentier

'Lifting Socks' Are a Thing, and They're Way Better Than Shoes

I've always had a mixed reaction to working out in socks. The benefits are clear. When you're barefoot, you no longer have elevated heels, which ca...

By: Andy Haley

Improve Your Conditioning With Tabata Squat Jumps

Tabata Training is alternating 20 seconds of intense aerobic activity with 10 seconds of brief rest until four minutes has passed. You might think that...

By: Roger Lockridge

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.