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5 Research-Backed Reasons To Do Leg Exercises

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.10.2016 | Healthy Living

There's a reason hardcore fitness geeks call squats the "king of exercises." When done correctly, they're fantastic for your body. Squats -- as well a...

This Yoga Squat Sequence Will Work Your Entire Body

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.09.2016 | Healthy Living

Squats are great. They strengthen your muscles and your joints, and even though it may feel like your thighs are doing all the work, squats get your w...

The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do For The Rest Of Your Life

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.06.2015 | Healthy Living

From boot camps to SoulCycle to early morning dance parties, there’s no shortage of fitness trends with a devoted, young, fit following. But when it...

Unstoppable Cancer Patient On Chemotherapy Crushes Squat Challenge

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.01.2015 | Good News

This woman's strength shines even when she's powering through chemotherapy treatment. Elizabeth Bobbe, a fitness instructor in Winchester, California...

No Squat No Lunge Booty Workout

Chris Freytag | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Freytag

This workout requires a resistance band. For each of the following exercises, perform 12 reps. Once you have gone through the entire routine, start at the top and go again. Three times through will provide optimal results.

'Bend Ze Knees' to Improve More Than Just Your Skiing

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Proper squat form means the head is in a neutral position, the chest is upright, facing forward, the knees are bent over but not beyond the toes, the hips are lowered as far as they can go, the weight is on the heels, the abdomen muscles are sucked in, and the butt is pushed backwards.

5 Moves For Stronger Legs -- No Equipment Necessary

Nora Tobin | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

This workout routine helped to keep me energized throughout the day, strengthened and toned my legs and made me feel much better about myself when I got back to town. It also curbed my cravings and helped me make better food choices.

Of Squats, Near-Squats and After-Squats

Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 08.25.2014 | Arts
Roslyn Bernstein

When we met in May, members of a group were about to go to court for the third time. Mostly an activity and gathering place, this squat has chosen to focus on citizen organizations and nonprofits, although there are some artists in the building.

Sarah Klein

How To Squat Like A Boss | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living

The squat is one of the most effective lower-body exercises you can do -- and you can do it just about anywhere. No need for an intimidating wei...

WATCH: College Football Player Squats 810 Pounds (!!!)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.22.2014 | Sports

If he wants to squat any more weight, they might need to reinforce the bar first. Here's Terrence Jones, an offensive lineman at Troy University, s...

Squats Are Safe, But You're Probably Doing Them Wrong

Mark Rippetoe | Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rippetoe

One of the most persistent myths in the entire panoply of conventional exercise wisdom is that squats below parallel are somehow bad for the knees. Better-informed professionals know better. Here are four reasons why.

6 Squat Variations You Absolutely Have To Try

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Joe Vennare for Life By DailyBurn Love them or love to hate them, squats are one of the best exercises for increasing strength and size, while s...

WATCH: Tone Your Inner Thighs With Just A Pillow

Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living

The five different muscles that make up your inner thigh help keep you balanced and standing tall. But too often, this essential muscle group is consi...

2 Best Exercises for a Flat Stomach

Ben Greenfield | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Of course, even the very best flat-stomach workout isn't going to do much for you if those nice muscles you build are covered with a layer of nature's comfortable camouflage -- a.k.a. fat.

How To Do The Perfect Squat

Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Nicole McDermott They’re sometimes referred to as the king of all exercises, and with good reason. Squats are a full body fitness staple that ...

Barbell Front Squat

Joe Dowdell, CSCS | Posted 11.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Joe Dowdell, CSCS

Un-rack the bar by supporting it on the front of your shoulders and keeping your upper arms parallel to the floor. If you can, use a clean grip with y...

Lateral Squat

Joe Dowdell, CSCS | Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Joe Dowdell, CSCS

Stand with your feet about twice shoulder-width apart. Keeping your right leg straight, push your hips down and back and to the left, bending your...

Break Out Of Your Fitness Rut

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 10.06.2011 | Healthy Living

When it comes to our exercise routines, the script is much the same: We stick with what we're good at and what's easy, often performing the same mundane exercises in the same order

The 7 Best Gym-Free Workout Routines

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 09.25.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

A gym membership was out of the question; the price of a month-long membership to anywhere is INSANE, and I didn't have a way to get there anyway. So I came up with my own routines.

Summer Shape-up: 4 Moves In 4 Weeks

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 08.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

If you can commit to 15 minutes every single day for four weeks, I can guarantee you will be on your way to a better body by the Fourth of July, no matter what your age.