I squat every single day of the week, and I do it well. Over a four month period, I was able to add 40 pounds onto my low bar back squat, and 95 pounds onto my high bar back squat and front squat. I also added a significant amount of muscle mass. To learn why you should be squatting every day, read on....

Having excellent hip flexion means being able to abduct, adduct, extend, and rotate the hips freely with ease and great range of motion, especially with a weight under your back.  If you have tight hip flexors, anterior pelvic tilt, and/or can't squat below parallel, you will need to work on your hip flexor mobility.  Here's some effective way to do just that. Hip flexion is the technical term for a decrease in joint angle between the femur and pelvis. This occurs from either side of the joint, by raising the leg...

Let's take a minute to discuss the two very different variations of the back squat: the differences in techniques and what effects have on a lifter's musculature.  Often dubbed the king of all lifts, the squat in general has tremendous impacts on all the major muscle groups in the human body, not just the hamstrings and quadriceps.  The low bar and high bar variations of the squat target and utilize nearly the same muscles, but shift the balance from the posterior and the anterior chain. High Bar Squat I'm going to start...