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 This Bodyweight Circuit When You Can't Get to the Gym

An at-home bodyweight workout is incredibly beneficial for maintaining overall strength. Bodyweight training is often overlooked for athletes because...

Front Squat 101: How to Master The Move in 5 Minutes

The Front Squat is a lower-body exercise that will strengthen your legs and hips, particularly your quads (thigh muscles) and glutes (butt muscles). ...

Why the Goblet Squat Is the Best Type of Squat for Young Athletes

The Goblet Squat is a lower-body exercise in which you hold a dumbbell or kettlebell with both hands in front of your chest. It's the ideal Squat vari...

Squat 101: A How-To Guide

The Squat is a foundational exercise for any athlete who wants to build strength and power in the legs and hips, particularly in the quads and glutes....

5 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Running is an excellent way to stay in shape, whether its for general fitness or a specific sport. Not only does it provide stellar physical benefits...

Combination Exercises That Serve No Purpose

Combination Exercises Are misguided, and when it comes to them, so many people try shoving square pegs into circles!They serve no purpose!Yes, we all ...

Try This Stadium Stairs Workout to Get in Shape

You know those bleachers at your local high school that's right down the road from you? We don't have to wait for Football season to be here in order...

Front Squat vs. Back Squat: What's the Better Choice for Athletes?

I think we can all agree that squats rule. Long gone are the days when we thought squats were bad for our knees or that lifting heavy weights would make...

5 Exercises Every Athlete Must Do Before Returning To Practice

During this period of isolation, without physically going to school, the gym, or practice, athletes' use of social media is unprecedented. Additionall...

Get Stronger Outdoors With These 4 Unique Exercises

Let's say you're staying in a hotel, out of town, in a park, another part of the country where you do not have access to all the bells and whistles....

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