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Knees Past Toes

Have you ever been told your knees shouldn't go past your toes? Or have you said that to your clients/patients? Do you have any idea why that became one of the "Exercise Commandments" that we all must follow at all times? 1) Question everything you hear that is...

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Hip Pain & Squatting

Do you have pinching or pain in the front of your hip (or hips) when squatting? If so, you're not alone. This is a very common complaint we hear and see. And probably one of the most common dysfunctions clinicians treat with crossfitters. So why does this happen? It...

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Squatting & Knee Pain

There is a lot that goes on within the squat movement. Movement at the hips, knees, and ankles. Stabilization of the spine. Balance. The list goes on. The point? Why guess what the problem is? Your best solution is to get a thorough assessment. One that looks at not...

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Deep Squat: Is It Bad For Your Knees?

Is squatting below parallel bad for your knees? This is a debate that we hear often. And one that was unfortunately not winnable in chiropractic & physical therapy school. (Good luck debating this with your instructors.) Is the deep squat bad for the knees? NO....

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Ankle Mobility & Front Squats

Some people will tell you not to front squat if you have poor ankle mobility. We call bullshit! Don't quit squatting. You can wear Olympic weightlifting shoes or place a weight plate underneath your feet to give you artificial ankle dorsiflexion. Both options work! We...

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