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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2 Mobility Drills That Will Get Rid of Hip Pain During Squats

Squatting should be pain-free. It's one of our natural movement patterns that our body is designed to do over and over again. But as modern humans,...

By: Andy Haley

Top Strength Coaches Share Their Best Advice for High School Football Players

Every year, college football strength coaches get a new batch of freshmen they need to whip into shape. Some of these athletes did a great job with th...

By: Andy Haley

N.C. State DL Kentavius Street Squats 700 Pounds and Runs a 4.58 Laser-Timed 40-Yard Dash

Picture this: a 6-foot-2, 283-pound defensive lineman who can run a 4.58 40-Yard Dash, jump a 40-inch Vertical and Squat over 700 pounds. Ridiculou...

By: Brandon Hall

Why Squatting With Your Knees Past Your Toes is Safe

For ages we were told never to squat with our knees going forward past our toes. It was largely considered a major mistake that put your knees in a da...

By: Andy Haley

Watch Oregon DL Henry Mondeaux's Monstrous 635-Pound Squat Max

As the start of training camp draws near, many college football players are maxing out to see the type of strength and speed gains they made during th...

By: Brandon Hall

An Athlete's Guide to LeBron's Off-Court Workouts

The physical abilities that LeBron James has displayed on the basketball court throughout his life have made it clear that he is one of the greatest a...

By: Kyle Scadlock

This 12-Week Training Plan Will Prepare You for Basketball Season

A basketball workout program is important for getting you ready to be successful this season. Basketball is a sport that requires size, strength, speed,...

By: John Cissik

The Sprinting Form Mistake That's Slowing You Down

Many of you aren't reaching your potential sprinting speed, and it's all because of an all too common form mistake that's actually taught by many coac...

By: Andy Haley

This Suspension Trainer Workout Builds Strength, Power and Core Stability

Suspension equipment is an incredibly convenient and effective tool for delivering a great workout. Suspension exercises are very scalable, so they can...

By: Kevin Warren

Try This Bodyweight Hill Workout to Improve Your Strength and Endurance

Take Your Game to New Heights with This Off-Season Uphill Full-Body Workout By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Switching from sprinting, jumping, or performing...

By: Jim Carpentier

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