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Tip: Customizing the Squat

It's a mandatory movement pattern, but you need to choose the best variation for your body and goals. Here's a quick rundown.

6 Mandatory Movements, Personalized for You

Many exercises are known for getting people jacked and strong, but they might not be the best for YOU. Here's how to tell.

Forget About Squat Depth

Two authorities on squatting think squat depth is arbitrary and senseless. Here are 5 things about squats that they think are much more important.

Tip: The Terrible Two Squat Challenge

Looking for a challenging finisher to your next leg workout? Try this.

Tip: The Most Brutal Smith Machine Exercise

Want big, nasty quads? Do this exercise. Is it functional? Yes, it functions to build big, nasty quads.

Hot Debate: Which Squat is Best?

Everyone's got an opinion on squats. And now that partials are in the spotlight thanks to Lebron James, there's more confusion. Let's clear it up.

Tip: Use This for Perfect Squat Depth

This common gym implement will keep your squats honest by ensuring full range of motion on every rep.

Tip: The Bodyweight Squat Test

There are a lot of strength tests out there, many unrealistic. But here's one that you and everyone else should be able to pass.

Tip: Squat Like a CAT

Use this training method to perfect your technique and build explosiveness out of the hole.

Uncomplicated Barbell Strength

Want to boost your big three? Use CAT squats, T-shirt benches, and paused deads. Here's how.

Tip: The Case for Smith Machine Squats

If your main goal is building big quads, then it's perfectly fine (and perfectly safe) to use the Smith machine. Here's why.

Tip: The One Lift to Focus On

Want to build full-body strength? Do this lift twice per week.

Tip: Do This Medball Exercise Before Squats

Get your central nervous system ready for heavy squats by doing this simple exercise first.

Tip: Choose Your Own Squat

You have permission to do any type of squat that feels right to you, no matter what the squat Nazis say. Here's why.

Tip: Bad Ankles, Bad Squat?

What are your ankles doing when you squat? It's important. Here's why.

Tip: Explode, Then Squat

Do this explosive movement before barbell squats and you'll lift more weight.

Tip: In Defense of the Partial Squat

Think full range of motion is the only right way to squat? This may change your mind.

Tip: Two Squat Variations You Need to Try

Squat multiple times per week for best results, but be smart about it with these load and style variations.

Tip: Are You Squat-Focused or Hinge-Focused?

Take this quick test to find out. The result will determine how you should best train work capacity.

Tip: Solid Walk-Out, Solid Squat

Five things to pay attention to before you do your first rep.

Tip: One Method to Fix Your Squat

There's a lot to pay attention to when you squat, but one training method gets everything working correctly. Check it out.

Tip: Do The Double Pause Squat

Fix your technique and turn up the time under tension with this brutal variation.

The Squat: 10 Damn Good Tips

Squats aren't all that simple, but these recommendations are. Get under the bar and squat right with these tips.

Tip: The Leg Day Warm Up You Need

Squat more and get injured less with this simple warm up.

Tip: Death to Super Deep Squats

Parallel is better for strength, power, and pain-free gains. Here's why.