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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21 Hip Mobility Drills to Improve your Squat

21 Hip Mobility Drills to Improve your Squat Correlated Video: https://youtu.be/iEMc3BBQ5Mg Tired of looking through Youtube for different hip mobility...

By: Sebastian Gonzales

Combine Freeweight and Bodyweight Exercises for Easy Supersets

Body Weight vs. Free Weight Exercises? Two Tough Workouts Mixing Both Training Methods By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Visualize a gym with one side comprising...

By: Jim Carpentier

Why You Shouldn't Structure Your Workouts Like a Bodybuilder

Athletes are not bodybuilders. Now, before I get shoved into a gym locker by 250 pounds of hairless muscle, let me clarify; a bodybuilder is an athlete...

By: Jesse McMeekin

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...

By: Ben Boudro

How to Master the Single-Leg Squat

Single-leg squats are difficult. So difficult that many of you can't even do a single rep, nevertheless add weight to the exercise. And who wants t...

By: Andy Haley

Squat Smart: How Bar Position Changes The Squat Exercise

The Squat is king of the weight room. It's a time-tested way to enhance almost every aspect of athletic performance. If you're capable of squatting...

By: Brandon Hall

Try This 4-Round Squat, Burpee and Jump Rope Workout for Improved Conditioning

IMG_0100.PNG We're back with test your strength and conditioning #2! This series is all about giving you, the viewer, workouts you can do in a short...

By: Victor Spaulding Jr.

Why Working Out With Barbells Isn't Right for All Athletes

The barbell has been the epitome of strength and muscle building for a long time. And rightfully so as you're able to load them with as much weight as...

By: Chris Cooper

Get Your Legs Strong and Powerful With the Cincinnati Bengals' Squat Routine

The Squat is one of the core lifts for the Cincinnati Bengals. And rightfully so. It's an essential compound movement that's essential for building lo...

By: Andy Haley

Create Your Own Training Program With This Simple Template

As an athlete you want your strength and conditioning program to give you results. With the Youtube generation of athletes among us, our athletes tend...

By: Matt Grimm

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