157: Aaron Horschig - Debunking Common Myths about Squats


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Dr. Aaron Horschig is the founder of Squat University. He is a physical therapist, coach, speaker, and writer is the author of the squat bible and has been published in numerous professional journals. Aaron is also a competitive Olympic weightlifter since 2005, placing sixth in the 2011 US Nationals. In today’s I ask Aaron how do we stay healthy and injury free as a physique competitor, we go over whether you should wear a belt, knee sleeves or squat shoes during the squat and go over various squat myths. If you or your clients squat, this is a must see/hear ;). Timestamps: 00:20 Aaron starts off with talking about injuries 05:59 Aaron further continues talking about "pre-hab" 10:20 Anything in addition we can do to prevent injury? 20:02 Is there an issue with not being able to go as deep during the warmup 22:56 How to breath for squats 26:13 Aaron's thought on lifting belts 29:12 Aaron's opinion on posture 33:29 Aaron continues with talking about foot stance and hip anatomy 37:11 Squat shoes or not? 39:38 Aaron's take on knee sleeves 42:12 What causes butt-wink, is it concerning and how can we address it? 46:30 Debunking the knees past the toe myth 49:14 Knees collapsing and what to do about it? https://www.instagram.com/squat_university/ https://squatuniversity.com https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyPYQTT20IgzVw92LDvtClw Thanks, please comment, like and subscribe! COACHING: https://revivestronger.com/online-coaching/ WEBSITE: https://www.revivestronger.com FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/revivestronger INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/revivestronger NEWSLETTER: https://bit.ly/2rRONG5 YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHPzF2o5x-s __ If you want to support us via a donation, that's highly appreciated! Patreon • https://www.patreon.com/revivestronger Don't like Patreon, go to Paypal! • https://bit.ly/2XZloJ4 __ Stay up to date with the latest research and educate yourself! MASS (Research Review): • https://goo.gl/c7FSJD RP+ Membership: • https://ob262.isrefer.com/go/plus/Steve90/ JPS Mentorship • https://jpseducation.mykajabi.com/a/13324/esJ8AZwy __ Books we recommend! Muscle & Strength Pyramids • https://goo.gl/S8s6tG RP Books • http://bit.ly/2vREaH0 RP + Members site • https://ob262.isrefer.com/go/plus/Steve90/ For more • http://revivestronger.com/library/ __ Recommended supplements: Denovo Nutrition (use code STEVE) • https://denovosupps.com?aff=6 __ When you're interested in online coaching, please go visit our website and follow the application form: https://www.revivestronger.com/online-coaching/

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