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The Box Squat for Bodybuilders

It helps the powerlifter squat big weights and the athlete perform better, but what can the box squat do for the bodybuilder? A lot more than you'd think.

The Complete Guide to Barbell Squats

To be strong, you have to squat. But which barbell variation is best for you? Low bar, high bar, front, overhead? Find out here.

The Daily Squat Cure

A single "squat day" isn't going to cut it anymore. Bring up your Olympic lifts by starting every workout with squats. Here’s how.

The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.

The Real Science of Squat Depth

Some say that ass-to-grass squats are natural and ideal. Everything else is cheating. Well, they're wrong. And they're sissies. Here's why.

The Squat 4 Times Per Week Experiment

A strength coach decides to throw the rules out the window and do high-frequency squatting. Here’s what happened.

The Squat: Good Exercise Gone Bad?

Four experts - a functional strength coach, a bodybuilder, a powerlifter, and an athlete-creator - share their thoughts on one of the most beloved (and hated) exercises.

The Strong Lifter's Guide to Healthy Knees

Leg day shouldn't involve knee pain. Here's how to make your knees feel great again so you lift heavier and crush PRs.

The Strongest Squatter on the Planet

Record-breaking powerlifter. Pro bodybuilder. Olympian. Amit Sapir might just be the world's best barbell sport athlete. Check out this exclusive interview.

The Third-World Squat

You should be able to perform a strict rock-bottom squat, at least with bodyweight. Here’s why and how to achieve it.

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

The Truth About Squatting Deep

Friends don't let friends squat high, but there's really no point in squatting any deeper than slightly below parallel. Here’s why.

The Virtual Squat Seminar

Everything you need to know about squatting heavy, from stance to hand position. Check it out.

The Zercher Squat Complete Guide

The Zercher squat can pack muscle on quads and traps like nothing else. It'll also weed out the weaklings. Most people won't do them. Will you?

Tip: 7 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift

Hit a new PR in about a month using these proven deadlift-boosting exercises.

Tip: A Better Way to Jump Squat

It's a common plyometric exercise with athletes, but there's a better, safer way to do it. Check it out.

Tip: Do Quarter Squats To Boost Athleticism

Sounds like heresy, but a new study backs it up. Check this out.

Tip: Do These Stretches After Squats

Run through these four simple stretches after a lower body workout and feel awesome.

Tip: Find YOUR Perfect Squat, Not Someone Else's

Here's an easy way to discover your perfect squat position.

Tip: Fix Your Ankle Mobility For Deeper Squats

The inability to go deep with squats is often caused by ankle issues, not hip issues. Here's how to fix that right up.

Tip: Front Squat Without Wrist Pain

These two drills will improve your mobility so you can lift more weight comfortably and finally build some decent quads.

Tip: Get Better at Squatting With This Drill

Here's a move to help you fix your unstable squat. Check it out.

Tip: Hip Hinge vs. Squat, Know the Difference

If you get these movement patterns mixed up, your deadlift, KB swing, and RDL will do more harm than good. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Hit the Right Squat Depth

Know the difference between partials, proper depth, and dreaded butt wink. Here's your guide.

Tip: How to Stop Sucking At Pistol Squats

From basic to advanced progressions, here's how to finally nail this move without falling down.