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When it Comes to Squats, Easier Doesn't Work

There are easier, more fun ways to squat than below parallel. Trouble is, they don't work.

Violent Jump Squats for Dense Muscle Growth

Doing jump squats will make you powerful while recruiting fast-twitch fibers and giving you dense, muscular legs. Here’s what you need to know.

Unleash the Power of the Jump Squat

Disable your strength limits and unleash your true power potential by learning this forgotten old school ass kicker.

Uncomplicated Barbell Strength

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

Two Kinds of Squats You're Not Doing

The reason you're not doing one of these squats is because it's hard. The reason you're not doing the other is because you probably never thought about it. Check it out.

Troubleshoot the Front Squat

Here are some tips that'll help you master this hated lift. You might even learn to love it.

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: Two Tricks for Perfect Squats

Here's how to quickly fix your ugly squat and perfect your form.

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: Train Your Glutes for a Bigger Squat

Here's what to do before, during, and after squats to activate, strengthen, and grow your glutes.

Tip: The Very Best Low-Body Mobility Exercise

If you're only going to do one mobility drill to improve your squat, this should be it.

Tip: The Terrible Two Squat Challenge

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

Tip: The Tall Guy Squat

Are you long-limbed and lanky? This should be your go-to squat variation.

Tip: The Squat You Should Be Doing

All types of squats have their benefits, but this one might just be the best all-around variation.

Tip: The Squat Machine That Actually Works

Master the belt squat, build your legs, and boost your regular squat and deadlift numbers. Here's how.

Tip: The Pre-Squat Primer

Do this primer superset before you squat and you'll have the best workout of your life. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The One Lift to Focus On

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

Tip: The Most Painful (and Effective) Way to Squat

Yeah, it hurts, but if your legs are lagging it'll build them up fast.

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.

Tip: The Leg Day Warm Up You Need

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

Tip: The Inverse Squat

Squat backwards to build stability and strength. Here's how.

Tip: The Heavy Goblet Squat

Use this special setup and make this so-called fluffy exercise into a real strength builder. Here's how.

Tip: The Goblet Squat Test

If you can pass this test, move to heavy barbell squats. If not, you have some work to do first.

Tip: The Core Squat

Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.

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.