An Overlooked Reason for Excessive Toe Out in the Deep Squat

So, why do athletes end up toeing out (point their toes out) excessively in the bottom of the squat?  The major answers are usually poor ankle mobility (dorsiflexion) and poor hip flexion range of motion.  While I tend to agree with this.  There is another common reason for this.  Drumroll… Poor tibial internal rotation range of motion! Well, we probably didn’t need a drumroll to announce this but it is important none the less.  In honesty tibial rotation is a huge player from a patellar tracking perspective and probably plays a bigger role in rehab and performance programming then it currently gets.  When athletes are unable to keep the knee tracking over the toe in the bottom of a squat … Continue reading An Overlooked Reason for Excessive Toe Out in the Deep Squat