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Squats rock, especially if you know how to do them correctly. Learn how to crush these three common squat mistakes and take your squat to new depths!
You won\'t want to miss a minute of this powerlifting classic—and thanks to our live stream, you won\'t have to!
Want to master the king of leg exercises? Start with the goblet and landmine squats and you'll experience royal gains in strength, size, and form faster than you can get under the bar.
The front squat is earning more fans than ever, but that doesn't mean your front squat can't use some help. Try these 5 variations to clean up your form and make your quads weep!
The overhead squat is a great exercise?but maybe not for the reasons you think. Find out how it can promote the mobility, stability, and strength of your entire body.
It all starts with the squat, assuming you do it right. Which is why even you guys can benefit big time from this lower-body blast from figure competitor Pauline Nordin.
Looking for a mobility goal that will have immediate carryover to your workouts and your life? Start with a full, resting bodyweight squat. The benefits are incredible!
No vague tips here, just a solid training methodology one lifter developed that helped him put 200 pounds on his lifting total.
Proper depth is an essential part of the squat, but many of us aren't able to reach it?yet! If you're struggling to get below parallel, here's why you should fix it, and how!
Progressive overload can only help you for so long on its own. Eventually, you need to battle the weak points in your squat head-on by spending a few weeks with some more difficult variations of the "king of lifts." Enjoy the pain!
The most productive exercises are the most painful. It's a fact of life. If you squat with proper technique and heavy (for you) poundage, you might grunt, scream, cry, hurl and/or pass out, but you probably won't be injured and you'll make terrific headway towards your goals.
Something strange is happening at the bottom of many lifters' squats. It goes by the name of utt wink, and if it's severe, it puts their back health and lift numbers at risk. Here's what you need to know!
Although squats are great for constructing a better butt, they're sometimes hard on an injured or stiff lower back. When that happens, call on these excellent glute-building alternatives!
Mastering the three basic lifts is essential for building an awesome body. Learning these variations can turn awesome to amazing.
Who says you can't build athletic legs with bodyweight training alone? Blast off into new strength, size, and power by adding a plyometric twist to your lunges and squats!
Looking to turn the heat up on your squat regimen? You've come to the right place. Step away from the norm and address the weaknesses that hold you back!
If you think the kettlebell's usefulness ends with the swing, you're missing out. Sub it out on squats and presses and build strength that shows!
Nearly every lifter can squat and deadlift 225 pounds with persistence, proper form, and the right program. Walk the road to two plates!
We all know how it goes in the squat rack: the weight gets heavier and your form gets worse. Here's how to fix that crappy squat that does nothing but hurt your lower back!
Strength coaches Tony Gentilcore, Dean Somerset, Lee Boyce, and Todd Bumgardner unveil secrets that will supercharge your squat!
Pistol squats pop up all over the place, but that doesn't make this classic movement any easier. Commit, do the work, and let Al Kavadlo be your guide!
In the old days, there were two kinds of squats: 'good' and 'bad.' Today, you can shop around between multiple versions of the movement. No more excuses. Get off the machines and give the squat a shot!
If you've tried the overhead squat, you know it's a challenging lift. Use this movement guide to learn helpful cues and correct common issues!
You heard that squatting is a basic human movement. So why are we so bad at it? What can we do? Meet the goblet squat, a movement that can help anyone master squatting form.
We scoured the Internet to find some of the greatest squat videos in history. The arguments will rage, but our choices are final. Strength is a virtue.
Squats don’t mean squat if you can’t perform them correctly. Increase your mobility, longevity, and range of motion with this guide to pre- and post-workout flexibility training.
Squatting narrow to target that perfect "tear drop" vastus medialis is a waste. It's time to use a squat stance that builds a better all-around body.
Pro powerlifter Mark Bell answers your questions about lifting very, very heavy objects off the floor and rack.
MusclePharm President Cory Gregory learned to squat 700 pounds at a bodyweight of 208 pounds. How'd he do it? Simple: He followed this workout from the legendary Westside Barbell.
We love squats. Really, we do. But maybe you don't? In that case, here's your leg workout.
Want bigger wheels for your monster-truck body? Then you need to squat. Build better legs with this old-school quad-crusher from USPLabs.
Kris Gethin is your personal daily trainer. Follow him as he takes you and himself through a 12-week transformation. Kris gives you his two cents on off season cardio, and then hits the gym for today's leg workout.
You need to train legs if you want a great physique; and squats are the king of leg exercises. Use this exercise with any of the following methods and watch them grow.
Bodybuilding.com's in-house training expert Matt Biss' gift for you for this Christmas is an intense leg workout. This is one Christmas present you won't want to exchange. Check it out!
Many lifters will actively switch out squats for leg presses in their routines. While both these exercises work the quads they are not created equal. See why squats are the better choice.
Peter Furious Pete Czerwinski is a bodybuilder and competitive eating champion. Pete is here today to show you how to incorporate the power and olympic squats into your daily workouts.
When you can't perform squats to make your legs grow, don't lose hope! Use this quad workout that focuses on foot position to pack on muscle to your thighs!
The 20-rep squat is without a doubt one of the-if not the-most demanding exercises you can do. You will definitely know what pain is after. Here's the latest excerpt for building legs. Learn more.
There is confusion amongst trainers and trainees as to whether squats should be performed all the way down or just half way. Find out more from these 14 reasons.
In Kane's thirteenth video episode, Mr. Sumabat performs a variety of squatting variations, including front squats, back squats, and overhead squats.
Learn how to squat without causing knee and back pain. I have trained thousands of athletes how to squat properly and some of those basic techniques are going to be outlined in this article. Build a great set of wheels the right way!
What Is The Best Workout To Improve Your Squat? Go from bones to buff with the following innovative routines, exercises, and suggestions. You are sure to build stronger legs right here!
Welcome, as we introduce the first in a series of training videos with The House from Animalpak.com. This video will emphasize Squats. Check it out right here on Bodybuilding.com!
Most people don't like normal squats, let alone some mutant variation for 20 reps! In this article I'll touch on the history, give you some examples of early routines and give you a routine to follow based on this exercise.
Stop being the pansy that can't hold up their own with leg strength and size. Get big and be real right here with intense leg squats - try the workout I have included and see what you think!
Just one set of this exercise will make you turn from a mere mortal with chicken arms into a fully fledged monster, teaming with muscle. Learn the truth about the squat right here!
Welcome, as we introduce the second in a series of training videos with Alex Federov. This video will emphasize the squat. Check it out right here on Bodybuilding.com!
The squat is one of the best exercises you can do for building strength and muscle mass. Can the Manta Ray make it more comfortable and even more effective?
High rep squats work wonders for building muscular bulk and strength, not just for the legs, but for the entire body. The program is ridiculously simple... See it to believe it. Learn more right here!
The quickest way for most people to boost up their attributes is, you guessed it, increase their ability to bend their knees and apply force! Improve your strength with the squat. Get more here!
There are so many variations of the squat that every body type can thrive on squatting. That is exactly what I am going to share with you today. Everone can benefit!
The front squat has the potential to be one of the most effective thigh-training exercises a person can do. Find out if the Sting Ray really does work.
A barbell squat is a push-type, compound exercise which works primarily your quadriceps, but also trains your glutes, hamstrings, and calves. This review of the squat will give you tips and techniques to do a squat properly. Read on to learn more.
No other exercise in the athlete?s arsenal is as necessary as the squat. There are also several ways to do this exercise. Which is best?
No other exercise in the athlete?s arsenal is as necessary as the squat. There are also several ways to do accomplish this exercise.
After being part of the Force Training Seminars for almost 2 years, Dave Tate and I have seen a wide variety of squat technique.There are several technical faults that are common to every seminar.
If you could pick one exercise to improve your game, what would it be? Find out what Coach Davies thinks!
My goal is to add 20-30 pounds of lean muscle tissue in a years time and then come back to strongman at a rock solid 220-230 pounds, with visible abdominals to boot! How am I going to do this? 20-rep squats!
Squats can be bad for your knees. Period. But they're good for everything else. So good, in fact, that you MUST do them.
The squat is a very powerful exercise. It is one of the only exercises that will work 75% of your muscles with one, single movement. The squat should be one of the primary movements in any leg workout. There are many varieties of squat that can be performed to make workouts interesting and prevent plateaus or stagnation.
The root of any strength program must be leg strength. Pause squats can help you add size and mass to your legs. When you put pause squats into your program be prepared for some incredible muscle soreness in your legs.
From the very first day I picked up weights as a kid, squats were at the center of my lifting universe. Today, I still believe that squats are the king of all exercises.
Squats belong to the exclusive club of compound movements that trigger growth you could never replicate by diddling around with isolation movements only. Don't get me wrong, there's a time and a place for isolation, but when you're looking to build a foundation of raw power and mass, compound movements are unbeatable.
One of the best exercises for strong functional legs is the one-legged squat, otherwise known as pistols. Learn how to do them, from your own home!
Let's talk box...box squatting that is. There is nothing new about box squatting, but you would think so since currently not much literature is out there regarding this exercise and the present use of the box squat is only by certain powerlifting circles and high school strength training.
Too many bodybuilders find excuses NOT to squat instead of giving it a try. Maybe you've heard of top pros that have great leg development that swear by the leg press, hack squat etc.
There are several ways to mess up the squat, but their are also several ways to improve it as well.
I began doing squats when I was 15 years old. And two decades later I feel I have found the right
Sweat drips from my forehead. Butterflies dance in my stomach. My heart pounds wildly. With an ice-cold stare, I lock my eyes on the loaded bar. I can hear it calling out to me, challenging me.
One aspect of the squat that we cannot ignore is the difficulty involved in supporting large weights atop your body structure.
Do you walk around falling over because your upper body is disproportionate to your lower body? If so give you legs some focus and try this routine for 3-4 weeks and bring them up to scratch.
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