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How to Perform Goblet Squats for Stronger Glutes

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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Squats are a staple exercise in any workout. From bodyweight squats to barbell squats and everything in-between, you can find a squat variation that uses almost any equipment type. Not only is the squat one of the most functional exercises, but it's also ...
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Biomechanics of the Squat: A Deep Dive Into The Exercise Science

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
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The squat is arguably the most popular exercise used by athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike, and for good reason. There is ample evidence describing its use for improving lower body muscular endurance, strength, muscle size, and power.
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Squat Stance: Neutral, Squeeze, and Outward Squat (Article Review)

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Squat mechanics are very highly debated amongst fitness professionals and corrective exercise experts.  Performing an internet search of “squat form” will turn up a plethora of results including focusing most on squat depth and lifting the most weight ...
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Squat Form - What Does It Tell Us? Part 2

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Assessing this full body movement provides a foundation for designing a client’s exercise program. See how to use the results of a squat assessment to incorporate corrective exercise strategies and potentially lower injury risks.
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Squat Form – What does it tell us? Part 1

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
The ability to perform a squat or partial squat is an essential primal movement in life we must all be able to do, whether you are 8 or 80 years old. When we think of a squat, most of us associate the move with weight training or a specific sport ...
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Six Squat Exercise Variations That Bring Great Results

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The squat is a powerful move that can improve overall strength and flexibility. Here, Dino Del Mastro, NASM Master Instructor and doctor of chiropractic based in the San Francisco Bay Area, shares the proper form and a progression of squat modifications ...
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Diving Deeper into the Squat: Common Misconceptions

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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To this day, we still hear certain squat rules echoed over and over throughout gyms and health clubs by many fitness professionals that often sound contradictory. While some rules emerged through research, the origins of others may lie in folklore and ...
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Front Squat or Back Squat—Which Should You Choose?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Which is better, the front squat or the back squat? The answer to this ongoing debate depends heavily on the client.
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