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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.

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 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.

Five Habits of Defective Squatters

The five most common squatting mistakes and how to fix them.

Mythbusters 3

Are hard gainers stuck with skinny calves and forearms? Is lower always better on squats? Answers to these questions and more in the latest installment of our series.

Mythbusters 2

Are squats and deadlifts all you need to work your core? Is it "bad" to do static stretches before weight training? Answers to these questions and more.

Real Men Do Sissy Squats

This forgotten squat exercise is still one of the best ways to build quads.

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.

Leg Training Myths Exposed

The best squat depth? The right position for the knees? Here’s what you need to know.

Olympic vs. Powerlifting Squats

You need to know the differences and use the one that’s right for you. A must-read for squat freaks.

The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

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

Get Strong, Get Fast, Get Vertical!

A program designed to improve your vertical jump and your overall strength and athleticism. Check it out.

Debunking Exercise Myths - Part 1

Do you know squat about the squat and other lifts? Here are some misconceptions.

6 Tricks for a Sexy Squat

How to improve your squat form and hit a new PR, even if you have bad levers.

10 Tips for Flawless Squattin'

You've heard it a thousand times. To get big and strong, you gotta' squat. But are you are doing it right? Check out these tips.

Hip Belt Squats: The Anabolic Equalizer

Hip belt squats are a unique exercise that first caught my attention through two published articles by John McCallum in the March and April, 1970 issues of Strength & Health> magazine (yes, you whipper snappers out there, weight training and/or bodybuilding did exist before the Pumping Iron movie came out).

Squat 900 Pounds

Sure, you squat, but do you squat BIG? Master coach and powerlifter Dave Tate will show you how.

Squatting from Head to Toe

Everything you ever needed to know about the box squat and how to use it. Check this out.