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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Out of Hip Pain and Back to Squatting, Deadlifting and Olympic Lifts

Key Points: This article is a monster so I’ve included the main points to getting out of hip pain below: Modify training and lifestyle activities to allow the irritated hip to calm downEliminate

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How to Modify the Sumo Deadlift With Hip Pain

As discussed in the previous article, when you’ve got some hip pain, the squat can be the most painful movement in the gym. However, the sumo deadlift is often times the contender for second most

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How to Modify the Squat With Hip Pain

When you’ve got some hip pain, the squat can be the most painful movement in the gym. Usually the pain occurs in the bottom of the squat and is felt right in the front and or inside of the hip. A

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Assessing Hip Mobility For Squatting – Individual Differences And Training Considerations

Always bring your pelvis to work It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV. I’m pretty excited for this one because it’s all about one of my favorite joints, the hip. We’re

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Can You Determine Hip Boney Changes With Clinical Testing?

Today’s post focuses a bit on whether range of motion and or strength are correlated with various hip morphologies (CAM, Pincer, Dysplasia). Here’s what this study found:…1) Asymptomatic

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How to Deal with Hip Pain During Sumo Deadlifts

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV. Last week we went over how to deal with lower back pain during squatting. Make sure you check it out if you haven’t already. This week we

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5 Easy Tricks to Try When Athletes Have Painful Pinchy Hips in the Bottom of a Squat

“Tight Hip Flexors” It starts with a little tightness in the front of the hip during deep squats.  At first it’s more of a nuisance.  You just stretch out your hip flexors really well

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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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Quick and Easy TFL (Tensor Fascia Latae) Assessment and Stretch

Hip extension has been a big theme of the past several posts so I figured I’d keep on riding that train.  This week we talk hip extension, iliopsoas and the TFL (tensor fascia latae).  These muscles

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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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A Deep Investigation into the Safety and Performance of the Deep Squat: Part 4 – Hip Mobility and Squat Depth

Our favorite joint to talk about during the squat is surely the hips.  They’re a huge player in a successful squat and a big area that requires addressing when our squats look sub-par.  In order

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Lost Keys to a Deep Squat – Correcting Hip Internal Rotation

In Part 1 we went over how to assess hip internal rotation and how it’s an overlooked key to squatting.  This week we’ll go over my favorite exercises to correct hip internal rotation deficits.

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