Squat Archives

 

Improve Your Balance and Performance: The Tripod Foot

When analyzing squat mechanics, a quick glance at one’s feet will tell me most of what I need to know. If the feet are pronated, supinated, or the toes are coming off the ground, I can typically expect to see a cascade of poopy events further up the kinetic chain....

Featured Exercise: Frankenstein Squat

The Frankenstein squat is a hidden gem of an exercise I wish more people knew about. I love this squat variation as it ingrains the right movement patterns with minimal to no compensation. The nature of this exercise ‘forces’ the lifter into the best position needed...

3 Tips for a Better Squat

Before we dive into this article, let me be the first to say that squatting is anything but easy. Not only is the exercise itself physically challenging, the technical execution can be daunting for those who are still learning the lift. One of my goals as a coach is...