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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Use Heavy Sled Pushes to Improve Acceleration

In team sport settings' acceleration is king for high level sports performance. It's typical in field based sports for athletes to intersperse repeat...

By: Erick Avila

Get Stronger on Summer Vacation With This 15-Exercise Outdoor Workout

A Full-Body Summer Outdoor Workout: Convenient Sports Conditioning Curb and Sidewalk Exercises By Jim Carpentier, CSCS When you can't get to the school...

By: Jim Carpentier

How to Add Leg Strength Without Squats

Squats are great, let's just get that out of the way. The squat pattern is a wonderful way to build lower body strength and is often viewed as the...

By: John Papp

Why Strength Is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

Why Strength is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

By: Rick Scarpulla

Florida State DT Derrick Nnadi Squats 750 Pounds, Proves He's the Strongest Man in College Football

We've already told you about Donte 'Cheetah' Jackson, the LSU cornerback who's likely the fastest player in college football. Now it's time to get ...

By: Brandon Hall

Use High-Intensity Continuous Training to Improve Power and Endurance

Recently, this High Intensity Continuous Training article inspired me to learn and perform this protocol. Mike Robertson is a leader in our field for...

By: Samuel Feldman

How Strength Coaches Can Build Effective and Fun Workouts for Young Athletes

Youth strength and conditioning is becoming very popular. Parents and coaches are beginning to realize the benefits of training at a young age. Many of...

By: Steve Olsen

Build Lower-Body Strength With the Landmine Hack Squat

The Hack Squat is one of those rich exercises that if you do only once in conjunction with other lowerbody variations you will be set for about a week....

By: Kelvin King Jr.

The Squat Exercise Tall Athletes Should be Doing

I believe this topic must be addressed because most of the information out there is for shorter or average height people. By nature olympic...

By: Beau Bradbury

How to Train on the Road With Resistance Bands

Portable, Convenient Resistance Cables: Your Go-To Indoor/Outdoor Offseason Summer Workout Equipment By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Heading to a summer...

By: Jim Carpentier

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