The squat is a movement that is as old as the human race itself.
We do it without thinking about it when we bend down to pick something up, or play a sport.
It is a versatile exercise that can be done with your bodyweight, dumbbells, kettlebells and a barbell.
The squat can be performed with low reps to increase strength, moderate reps to increase muscle mass and high reps to improve muscular and cardiovascular endurance.
It can be done to improve physical appearance and performance.
Benefits of doing Barbell Squats
There are many benefits to doing barbell squats. These are health related benefits and performance related benefits.
Health Related Benefits:
Performance Related Benefits:
Barbell Squat Technique
Dos of the Barbell Squat
Don'ts of the Barbell Squat