Squat Articles

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.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Try This Tough Full-Body Interval Routine When You're Short on Time

The end of the summer is here everyone! Although the summer fun and warm weather are coming to an end, why not get one last killer interval training...

Improve Your Golf Game With Zach Johnson's Full-Body Strength and Mobility Workout

At 41 years old, Zach Johnson isn't concerned about driving the ball farther than the young guns on the PGA Tour. With 26 pro wins, he's perfectly fin...

How to Build Strength Without Lifting Heavier Weights

"Put some weight on the bar!" The common thing you'll hear shouted across weight rooms around the country. Usually it signifies that whatever someone...

This Simple Mobility Complex Is the Only Warm-Up You'll Ever Need

Mobility work is a key component of any well-rounded workout routine. Good mobility can prevent injuries, increase longevity, and improve lifting...

3 Reasons Why Athletes Should Try Zercher Squats

There are endless ways to squat. Seriously, here are 101 variations for free if you want them. No one should ever have to perform a traditional barbell...

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