Blasphemy I know…
Squatting and Overhead Press is incredibly important and our success is linked to mastery in these movements. The thing is, the movements we need to get better at a lot of times we’ll overdo.
Just as youth athletes are advised not to specialize early on to avoid overuse injuries so should we. I made a quick video to explain how avoiding squatting and overhead press can be beneficial, especially in the early offseason.
I Still Sleep in an Overhead Squat Though,
Dan Pope DPT, CSCS
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