21 Awesome Squat Variations

Add some style points (and a serious sweat factor) to your squats this week.

Squats are one of the best exercises for toning your quads, hammies and butt. But who wants to go up and down, up and down over and over (and over) again?

Once you have the basics down—reach back with your butt, keeping your lower back strong, and align your knees with your toes—you might want to try mixing it up (and working even more muscles) with a squat variation. Here, 21 all-new squat moves to keep you engaged and challenged.

1. Squat Pulses

2. Plié Squat

3. Kettlebell Swinging Squat

4. Wall Squat

5. Squat Jumps

6. Weighted Dumbbell Squat

7. Single Leg Squat

8. Barbell Back Squat

9. Barbell Front Squat

10. Split Squat

11. Stability Ball Squat

12. Overhead Squat

13. Squat Jacks

14. Squat with Side Leg Raise

15. Side Squat with Knee Lift

16. Squat Kickback

17. Squat with Front Kick

18. Kettlebell Squat Clean

19. One-Arm Overhead Kettlebell Squats

20. Resistance Band Squats

21. Squat with Heel Raise

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