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The Bottom-Up Squat

Does starting your squats from the bottom position make a great exercise even better? Check this out.

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 Is Overrated

The squat is a great exercise, no doubt. But research shows that, for bodybuilding, it misses a lot of leg muscles. You need these exercises too.

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.

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: 4 Thigh-Quaking Squat Variations

The basic squat is the missionary position of leg workouts. Go Kama Sutra on your leg training with these alternatives.

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: Are Overhead Squats Right For You?

Good movement, but not for most people. And it's the worst squat for leg growth. Here's why.

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: Bad Ankles, Bad Squat?

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

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: Death to Super Deep Squats

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