5 Squat Variations Everyone Should Do

Squats are key to developing stronger glutes, quads, back muscles and core muscles. The all-important movement fires up the posterior chain and helps you walk taller, extend your hips and explode forward with power when needed.

Despite the clear benefits, though, the exercise is not for everyone.

Whether you have physical limitations or you want to add some variety to your workout routine, there are plenty of alternatives to one of the most common exercises. These squat variations require all your body's strength to complete—from your arms to your core and lower-body—and they're suitable for beginners and the advanced alike.

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