squats

Plateaued on your squat? It's time to call on the Russians if you want to get stronger. Compare the Russian Squat Routine and the Smolov Routine, then get ready for some pain.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: foam rolling, girls and sports, strength training tips, and more!
Squatting: the primordial movement. Who would think you could say so much about such a basic position? Here are 7 articles about this fundamental movement - and some tips for how you can improve it.
Trying to improve your basic squat position? Trouble keeping your chest up or opening your hips? These four drills, which I call "squat therapy," can help you develop great squat form.
Does arm position matter when you're doing an unweighted squat? Turns out it makes a big difference in overweight clientele. Learn one small thing that can make you a better coach.
Do you know how much heavier than your clean and jerk your back squat should be? And do you know why this is important? Let's look over the numbers so you can check your training plan.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's top posts cover vegan CrossFitters, 2 rules for CrossFit, deep squats, and more!
Partial range of motion or full range of motion? Which is better for the squat? Maybe it depends on your goals. Science looks at the two variations and what works best about both versions.
This week's Friday Flick is a compilation of record-setting lifts by legendary powerlifter Ed Coan. Coan earned world titles in 4 different weight classes and is considered the best ever.
I once had a client who couldn't squat. Did I coach him on the squat? No way. Stop looking for the magic bullet, whether you're an athlete or a coach - focus on the big picture for ultimate success.
Big squats this week. And heavy hip thrusts, too. Check out my strength training for the week, complete with videos.
This week we give tips on how to develop your one legged squat. A challenging movement, it requires a combination of strength, balance, and flexibility.
There are few things more daunting to fitness enthusiast than having to come back from a long break. Find out how I came back and added 35kg to my back squat in two weeks.
Michael details how the CrossFit Central crew uses the infamous "1x20 Back Squat" exercise to increase both their mental and physical strength. Squat, breathe, squat, breathe.
Are you going to sit on the Internet and read all day, or are you going to go lift something heavy? Read these articles from our expert coaches to learn everything you need to know to get STRONG.
The overhead squat is the hardest of the squats. It will expose any faults you have in your form. In this video coach Traver Boehm goes over the basics to get started.
The squat is the most fundamental movement in CrossFit as well as Olympic lifting.  Here's a quick video outlining proper squat form.