7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE SQUATTERS BY CHAD WESLEY SMITHRun faster, jump higher, tackle harder, whatever your athletic goal is, improving your squat will help you reach them. The squat is ultimate developer of quad, hamstring, glute and hip strength and these are the muscles that are responsible for sprinting speed and jumping ability. It is no coincidence that Olympic sprinters, the fastest athletes on the planet, possess tremendous lower body development. Ben Johnson, the former World Record holder in the 100m was said to have squatted 600 pounds for 6 reps at a bodyweight of only 175 pounds. Whether your goal is powerlifting dominance, legendary strongman performances or tremendous athletic feats, these squat training tips will get you there.CLICK HERE TO VIEW CHAD’S SQUAT TRAINING TIPS1. IMPROVE YOUR MOBILITYA lack of mobility will make it difficult to for you to hit proper depth and if you are able to hit depth, it will be difficult for you to maintain your strongest body position. This inability to maintain proper body positions is more likely to lead to injury and if you are injured you can’t squat. Consistently stretching your hips, quads, hamstrings will 4For Chad Wesley Smith, becoming American Record Holder in the squat didn’t happen by accident— but from forming these habits.