When it comes to building lower body strength, the verdict is in and squats are taking home the gold. Few exercises will strengthen the body like a good old-fashioned squat will, so it’s essential that you have these in your workout protocol.
This said, sometimes you may hit a sticking point with you squats where you just can’t crack the next weight level up. What do you do then?
How can you get past this annoying plateau and get back to seeing results?
Often, the answer is to turn to some other exercises that will help strengthen your muscles and give you the boost you need.
Sometimes, by simply taking a break from squats, doing those movements, and then going back to squats, you’ll see progress.
Here are four great exercises that you’ll want to consider if this is the situation you are in.