20 Squat Variations to Add to Your Fitness Routine

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Are your usual squats just not cutting it? Change things up with these 21 different types of squats! Your lower body will be thanking you.

Sumo Squats with Bicep Curl: Work your buns and your arms with this wide legged squat! Click here for more information.


Bench Squat: If you don't have an aerobic step you can just as easily use the steps in your house! Just be careful that when you touch the step that you don't sit! Learn to properly perform the move here.

Side Squat Step Up with Lateral Raise: This squat variation calls for a leg lift. Grab dumbbells to make it more challenging! Get details by clicking here.

Elevated Split Squat with Dumbbells: Another squat that requires a step, this will really help to work new muscles! Learn how to do this move by clicking here.

Tip Toe Squat: This is a wide legged squat, but on the balls of your feet! It's a squat that will literally keep you on your toes! Click here to learn more.tip toe squat

Squatted Speed Bag: This is a great squat variation because it forces you to hold the position! You'll really feel it on this one. To get more info, click here.

One Leg Squat: If you are at an advanced level of fitness, try out this squat. Doing it on one leg will really get you to challenge your legs. Learn the proper form here.

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Lateral Squat Shuffle: Get your feet moving while you work your buns and thighs! Learn how here.

Squat Step with Resistance Band: Challenge yourself by adding in the resistance band. It will allow you to make it as hard or easy as you want. Get more info here.

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Plié Squat: Tune into your inner ballerina and squat with grace! Learn how to properly plié here.

Plié Squat into Side Kick: From ballerina to black belt, this is a powerful move to tone your booty! Get directions here.

180-Degree Squat Jump: Add a little cardio to your strength training with the heart-pumping variation. For more information, click here.


Stability Ball Squat with Bicep Curl: Just because you get to lean against your stability ball doesn't mean this is an easy or relaxing squat! Learn how to do this move here.

Squat Cheer Press: So maybe you were never the head of the cheerleading team in high school, but you can get your body to look like it with this toning move! Get directions here.

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Squat with a Kettlebell: Grab your handy Kettleball and get going! Get more information here.kettlebell squatFigure 8 Squat with Kettlebell: Using a weight in this move really helps to tone more parts of your body than your legs! To learn more about this move, click here.

Kettlebell Swing and Squat: Another great kettlebell squat variation to engage your arms along with your legs! Get the directions here.

Weighted Ball Squat and Toss: Using a weighted ball is another great way to change up your squats! It's also a little more fun! For directions. click here.

Power Squat: If you are working out from home and haven't stocked your home-gym yet, this is a great cariation to do without any equipment. Learn more about this move by clicking here.power squatAlien Squat: This is an advanced move, so make sure your up to level and nice and stretched before performing it! Get more information here.

Love these squat variations? You can find all of these and more in our Fitness Index!