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.
To be strong, you have to squat. But which barbell variation is best for you? Low bar, high bar, front, overhead? Find out here.
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 classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.
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.
A strength coach decides to throw the rules out the window and do high-frequency squatting. Here’s what happened.
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.
Leg day shouldn't involve knee pain. Here's how to make your knees feel great again so you lift heavier and crush PRs.
Record-breaking powerlifter. Pro bodybuilder. Olympian. Amit Sapir might just be the world's best barbell sport athlete. Check out this exclusive interview.
You should be able to perform a strict rock-bottom squat, at least with bodyweight. Here’s why and how to achieve it.
Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.
Friends don't let friends squat high, but there's really no point in squatting any deeper than slightly below parallel. Here’s why.
Everything you need to know about squatting heavy, from stance to hand position. Check it out.
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?
Hit a new PR in about a month using these proven deadlift-boosting exercises.
It's a common plyometric exercise with athletes, but there's a better, safer way to do it. Check it out.
Sounds like heresy, but a new study backs it up. Check this out.
Run through these four simple stretches after a lower body workout and feel awesome.
Here's an easy way to discover your perfect squat position.
The inability to go deep with squats is often caused by ankle issues, not hip issues. Here's how to fix that right up.
These two drills will improve your mobility so you can lift more weight comfortably and finally build some decent quads.
Here's a move to help you fix your unstable squat. Check it out.
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.
Know the difference between partials, proper depth, and dreaded butt wink. Here's your guide.
From basic to advanced progressions, here's how to finally nail this move without falling down.