Squat

It might just be the most important exercise you can do, but what's the best way to do it? The debate over deep and shallow squats is as old as weightlifting itself — and we've finally found the answer.

Instead of pedaling back and forth on an elliptical or restricting yourself to weight machines all the time, try out some full-body functional exercises that can make you a stronger athlete, increase power and endurance, and make everyday activities easier.

Think you don’t know squat? We’ve got all the details on how to perform the very best one, with or without weight.

Weightlifting belts can help prevent lower back injury, but they're not always necessary. In some cases they may even increase the risk of injury. Get the facts before accessorizing.

Weightlifting belts can help prevent lower back injury, but they're not always necessary. In some cases they may even increase the risk of injury. Get the facts before accessorizing.

Think you don’t know squat? We’ve got all the details on how to perform the very best one, with or without weight.

Instead of pedaling back and forth on an elliptical or restricting yourself to weight machines all the time, try out some full-body functional exercises that can make you a stronger athlete, increase power and endurance, and make everyday activities easier.

It might just be the most important exercise you can do, but what's the best way to do it? The debate over deep and shallow squats is as old as weightlifting itself — and we've finally found the answer.