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4 Ways to Modify the Squat So Everyone Can Perform

The latest Inner Circle webinar recording on 4 Ways to Modify the Squat So Everyone Can Perform is now available.

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4 Ways to Modify the Squat So Everyone Can Perform

This month’s Inner Circle webinar is on 4 Ways to … Read more >

Hip Variations and Why My Squat Isn’t Your Squat

Today’s article is an AMAZING guest post from my friend Dean Somerset.  I’ve been talking a lot lately about how hip anatomy should change your mechanics and why exercises like squats should be individualized based on each person, but Dean Read more >

Anterior Pelvic Tilt Influence on Squat Mechanics

anterior pelvic tilt influences squat mechanicsI feel like we’ve been discussing anterior pelvic tilt lately in several articles and an Inner Circle webinar on my strategies for fixing anterior pelvic tilt.  I wanted to show a video of a great example of how a … Read more >

Is Perfect Squat Form a Myth?

Over the years I have helped 1000’s of people squat better.  As a physical therapist, my career has evolved over the years from working with injured people to working with healthy people looking to optimize their body and maximize their … Read more >

Biomechanics of TRX Squat Variations

The TRX Suspension System is a pretty cool piece of exercise equipment that has some obvious (i.e. rows!) and not so obvious uses.  The strength community has shown us tons of great uses of the TRX, but I also personally … Read more >

Squat Technique and Back Extensor Muscle Activity

A common concern while performing the squat exercise involves the strain on the lower back, especially when squat technique is poor or when dealing with low back pain.  It is often advantageous to alter the squat technique to reduce strain … Read more >