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How to Modify the Squat to Eliminate Painful Pinching Hips

So we’re 4 videos into our modification series: How to Modify Deadlifts for Lower Back Pain How to Modify Pull-ups for Painful Shoulders How to Modify Squats for Painful Knees and Lower Backs In

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A Deep Investigation into the Safety and Performance of the Deep Squat: Part 5 – Hip Health, Should we Squat With the Toes Straight Ahead?

So last week we discussed what the hips needs to do in a deep squat and what compensations occur when we lack hip flexion in the squat.  Before moving on I wanted to recap these compensations: Compensatory

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Finding the Best Squat Stance for Performance, Hip and Lower Back Health

Proper squatting forms the basis of any performance system and is essential to meaningful function as an athlete and human.  This includes all populations including the elderly (might need to scale though,

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Why Do My Hips Hurt When I Squat? Femoral Acetabular Impingement: Part 4

So in part 1 we discussed what Femoral Acetabular Impingement is why it’s important to fix.  In part 2 we discussed  how the squat can be contributing to this problem and what we’ve got

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Why Do My Hips Hurt When I Squat? Femoral Acetabular Impingement: Part 2

In part 1 we discussed what femoral acetabular impingement (FAI) is and how squatting can be causing pinching and pain in your groin and hip.  In part 2 we’ll start troubleshooting the squat to

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Why Do My Hips Hurt When I Squat? Femoral Acetabular Impingement: Part 1

Have you or your loved ones ever had a pinching feeling at the bottom part of your squat?  Does it kind of feels like it’s deep in your groin?  Do you really have to warm-up a lot to make it go

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Why Does My Squat Technique Fall Apart When the Weight Gets Heavy?

Hey let’s face it, when the weights get heavy, the form gets sloppy.  We try our best to avoid it, but why does this happen? I feel that most people know that mobility can limit our technique,

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