Squat Articles

Squats may be a physically demanding exercise, but the performance benefits gained by incorporating this lift into your workout is worth the effort. Whether you're working to build pure power, strength, balance or flexibility, there is a Squat variation that will help you achieve your training goal. STACK has everything to help you master the Squat, including how-to instruction for performing the exercise, directions for completing multiple variations of the Squat, and video featuring elite athletes performing the Squat.

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Why Strength Is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

Why Strength is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

By: Rick Scarpulla

Florida State DT Derrick Nnadi Squats 750 Pounds, Proves He's the Strongest Man in College Football

We've already told you about Donte 'Cheetah' Jackson, the LSU cornerback who's likely the fastest player in college football. Now it's time to get ...

By: Brandon Hall

Use High-Intensity Continuous Training to Improve Power and Endurance

Recently, this High Intensity Continuous Training article inspired me to learn and perform this protocol. Mike Robertson is a leader in our field for...

By: Samuel Feldman

How Strength Coaches Can Build Effective and Fun Workouts for Young Athletes

Youth strength and conditioning is becoming very popular. Parents and coaches are beginning to realize the benefits of training at a young age. Many of...

By: Steve Olsen

Build Lower-Body Strength With the Landmine Hack Squat

The Hack Squat is one of those rich exercises that if you do only once in conjunction with other lowerbody variations you will be set for about a week....

By: Kelvin King Jr.

The Squat Exercise Tall Athletes Should be Doing

I believe this topic must be addressed because most of the information out there is for shorter or average height people. By nature olympic...

By: Beau Bradbury

How to Train on the Road With Resistance Bands

Portable, Convenient Resistance Cables: Your Go-To Indoor/Outdoor Offseason Summer Workout Equipment By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Heading to a summer...

By: Jim Carpentier

Why Some Athletes Should Start Their Workouts With Heavy Lifts—and Some Should Not

Training is as much an art as it is a science. As a trainer it is my job to combine sound scientific programming with tried and true practical knowledge...

By: Nick Parasiliti

3 Powerful Lower-Body Lifts for Strength and Speed

3 Exercises You Need To Do To Sprint Faster Everyone who plays sports wants to sprint faster. This is obviously easier said than done but there are ways...

By: Dylan Spadaccini

How You Can Build Muscle With Cardio Workouts

Bigger, stronger, faster – the universal desire of coaches and athletes. The Phase Potentiation model delivers on all three goals. It is implemented by...

By: Jake Tuura

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