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.
NHL stud Thomas Vanek gives us a look into his off-season training at the University of Minnesota.
Thomas Vanek performs the Tendo Back Squat with coaching by Cal Dietz, strength and conditioning coach for University of Minnesota Hockey
Clint Mathis of the New York Red Bulls performs Explosive Box Squats with coaching by Pierre Barrieu