Squat University

Squat University

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The ultimate guide to decreasing pain, optimizing athletic performance & finding your true strength by Dr. Aaron Horschig.


Fix Your Knee Pain: Part 2 (Movement Screening)
Jun 22 • 35 min
In episode 93, Dr. Aaron Horschig continues his series on knee pain by discussing how he goes about the screening process for the patients he works with.. Thank you to the new show sponsor, Bearfoot Athletics. Head to https://www.bearfootathletics.com/…
Fix Your Knee Pain: Part 1 (What Kind Of Pain Do You Have?)
Jun 12 • 30 min
In episode 92, Dr. Aaron Horschig opens a series on knee pain. This first episode covers three common forms of knee pain (patellofemoral pain, IT Band Syndrome, and quad/patellar tendonopathy). Thank you to the new show sponsor, Bearfoot Athletics. Head…
How Protein Can Improve Sleep Quality with Eric Helms
May 25 • 55 min
In episode 91, Eric Helms stops by to discuss all things sleep. We dive into how protein and caffeine consumption can affect sleep! Thank you to the new show sponsor, Bearfoot Athletics. Head to https://www.bearfootathletics.com/ and use the code “SquatU”…
Are Deep Squats Bad For The Knees?
May 14 • 31 min
In episode 90, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the science behind the common question, “Are deep squats bad for me?” Thank you to the new show sponsor, Bearfoot Athletics. Head to https://www.bearfootathletics.com/ and use the code “SquatU” for 10% off their…
How to Maintain Strength When You Can’t Get To The Gym
May 1 • 14 min
In episode 89, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses two ways to help you maintain your strength and technique coordination when you can’t get to the gym. The methods discussed today: increased time under tension and visualization. Thank you to the new show…
Why Your Shoes Suck (Interview with Dr. Ray McClanahan)
Apr 17 • 64 min
In episode 88, Dr. Ray McClanahan of Correct Toes stopes by and tells us why your shoes suck, how they’re shaping your foot into an unnatural shape and hurting your performance. Thank you to the new show sponsor, Bearfoot Athletics. Head to…
The Complete Guide to Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) with Dr. Mario Novo [Part 2]
Apr 10 • 81 min
In episode 87, Dr. Mario Novo stops by the show to discuss all things blood flow restriction (BFR) training. This is part 2 of our conversation! Thank you to the new show sponsor, Bearfoot Athletics. Head to https://www.bearfootathletics.com/ and use the…
The Complete Guide to Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) with Dr. Mario Novo [Part 1]
Apr 3 • 87 min
In episode 86, Dr. Mario Novo stops by the show to discuss all things blood flow restriction (BFR) training. This episode was originally 3 hours long, part 2 will come out next week! Thank you to the new show sponsor, Bearfoot Athletics. Head to…
How to Fix a Hip Shift
Mar 23 • 19 min
In episode 85, Dr. Aaron Horschig breaks down how to go about fixing a hip shift during the squat. He breaks down how to screen and fix problems in mobility and stability to help you find the WHY behind your problem squat! Linked below are a few of the…
Trigger Points & Building A Social Media Fitness Brand with @JoeTherapy
Mar 11 • 58 min
In episode 84, Joe Yoon aka @JoeTherapy stops by to talk all things stretching and soft tissue work along with how he built his Instagram to 1.3 Million followers in just a few short years. Joe also just came out with his first book ‘Better Stretching’…
The Ultimate Deadlift Warm Up
Feb 28 • 26 min
In episode 83, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to warm up for deadlifts. If you’d like to watch the full YouTube video version of this podcast with demonstrations of each exercise, check out this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qpr5i4DTpk0&t=48s…
You Need to STOP Using ICE! (Interview with Gary Reinl)
Feb 20 • 66 min
In episode 82, Gary Reinl (author of “ICED! The Illusionary Treatment Option”) discusses why we were SO WRONG about icing injuries and sore muscles. Recommended blog #1: http://garyreinl.com/articles/The-Cold-Hard-Facts.pdf Recommended blog #2:…
How to Recover from Heavy Lifting, Blood Flow Restriction and Barefoot Training (Interview With Chris Duffin)
Feb 10 • 93 min
In episode 81 of the podcast, Chris Duffin of Kabuki Strength joins the show. The first portion of this episode is filled with practical takeaways that can help you in your path to moving bigger weight with better technique. We cover how to analyze…
Science + Hard Work = PRs (Interview with Coach Travis Mash)
Jan 28 • 49 min
In episode 80 of the podcast, weightlifting coach Travis Mash sits down to to talk about the science of “post activation potentiation” and how it can be applied to hitting new PRs and breaking through plateaus. We discuss this theory along with many other…
How Poor Movement Creates Injury with Dr. Shirley Sahrmann
Jan 17 • 56 min
On episode 79 show I had the honor to sit down with one of the most influential people in the world of physical therapy – Shirley Sahrmann. Years ago, the physical therapy world was very much so a manual based treatment profession with very little skill…
The Squat: Should You Bounce Out Of The Bottom?
Jan 1 • 14 min
In episode 78, Dr. Aaron Horschig answers the question, “should I bounce out of the bottom of my squat?” The answer is not as simple as you think and often comes down to the common phrase “it depends.” If you’d like to read more on this topic, check out…
Are You Still Doing ‘Empty Cans’?
Nov 14, 2019 • 15 min
In episode 77, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the ‘empty can’ exercise, WHY it’s a bad idea & what you can do in place to help improve shoulder health. To learn more about shoulder stability work, check out this blog:…
Why I Stopped Doing Sit Ups!
Oct 31, 2019 • 21 min
In episode 76, I discuss WHY I stopped doing sit ups! To learn more about the topic and see the research I discuss in this podcast, check out this blog article: https://squatuniversity.com/2018/06/21/the-mcgill-big-3-for-core-stability/ Master squat…
Fixing Knee Cave (Strength Vs Stability)
Oct 24, 2019 • 27 min
In episode 75 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to improve knee stability through a step-by-step approach. 1. Correct technique from the ground-up 2. Touch-down progression 3. Reactive neuromuscular training Master squat technique:…
2 Fast Ways to PR Your Squat (Interview With Travis Mash)
Oct 17, 2019 • 54 min
In episode 74, Coach Travis Mash stops by the show to discuss all things weightlifting. We touch on the “absolutes” of training, ways to analyze technique, and two methods you can use to PR your squat! Check out Travis on Instagram @masheliteperformance…
My Pre Olympic Lifting Warm Up
Oct 3, 2019 • 26 min
In episode 73, Dr. Aaron Horschig unveils his exact warm up before picking up the barbell for performing the snatch or clean & jerk! He then breaks down the specifics of what you should include to maximize your performance by crafting an individualized…
Achilles Tendon Pain 101
Sep 30, 2019 • 23 min
In episode 72, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses WHY Achilles tendon pain begins and HOW this injury progresses. If you’d like to learn more about this injury, check out this blog: https://squatuniversity.com/2018/12/01/how-we-develop-achilles-tendon-pain/.…
Shoulder Pain 101
Sep 19, 2019 • 38 min
In episode 71. Dr. Aaron Horschig goes in depth into the factors that create shoulder pain when lifting (anatomy, mobility, stability & biomechanics). If you would like to learn more about screening the shoulder to uncover your individual weak link that…
Shoulder Assessment & Treatment with Eric Cressey
Sep 9, 2019 • 57 min
In episode 70 I got to sit down and chat with Eric Cressey. Eric is the owner of Cressey Sports Performance and the foremost authority on strength and conditioning specific for overhead athletes. In this episode, we talk about assessment, evaluation and…
The Art of Coaching with Brett Bartholomew
Aug 30, 2019 • 62 min
In episode 69, Brett Bartholomew stops by the show (some of you may know him as @CoachBrettB on Instagram). He’s the author of ‘Conscious Coaching’ and has tailored his career to helping coaches, physical therapist and really anyone in a leadership…
Your MRI is NOT A Reflection of Your Back Pain!
Aug 20, 2019 • 18 min
In episode 68, Dr. Aaron Horschig breaks down why you shouldn’t place your complete trust in MRI results for low back pain. Research has estimated that almost a third of healthy pain free 20-year-olds currently have a disc bulge in their spine! (Brinjikji…
Training Tips, Blogging & Coaching GaryVee with Jordan Syatt
Aug 8, 2019 • 45 min
In episode 67, I got the chance to sit down with Jordan Syatt. Now if you don’t know Jordan – you should. He is the epitome of the phrase – student of the game. He has a ton of experience in the world of powerlifting – even training at west side barbell…
5 Tips for Improving Jerk Technique (With 2x Olympian Chad Vaughn)
Jul 26, 2019 • 57 min
In episode 66, 2x Olympian Chad Vaughn joins the show to give his top 5 tips for improving jerk technique! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://tinyurl.com/y2eq7kpr Visit the website:…
Weightlifting Belts Don’t Fix Back Pain
Jul 17, 2019 • 17 min
In episode 65, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the pro’s and con’s to using a weightlifting belt and whether or not you should be using a belt when dealing with back pain! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube…
My Pre Squat Warm Up Routine
Jul 2, 2019 • 35 min
In episode 64, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to perform a proper and efficient warm up when you get to the gym. No matter if you’re squatting, deadlifting or performing the olympic lifts, these tips of breaking down your warm up into 3 sections (soft…
Cautionary Exercises: Back Extension
Jun 18, 2019 • 13 min
In episode 63, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the pro’s and con’s of using the back extension exercise from a roman chair or GHD machine. He also share an alternative exercise that may be a better choice for you. Master squat technique:…
Men VS Women: Fatigue & Recovery Differences With Greg Nuckols
Jun 9, 2019 • 65 min
In episode 62, Greg Nuckols stops by and discusses his masters thesis research on the differences in training fatigue and recovery between men and women. Greg is a wealth of knowledge in everything exercise science related so get your popcorn ready and…
Cautionary Exercises: Reverse Hyper
May 26, 2019 • 15 min
In episode 61, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses whether or not you should be using the reverse hyper as a part of your training and in returning from low back pain. Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel…
Core Stability VS Strength
May 19, 2019 • 13 min
In episode 60, Dr. Aaron Horschig breaks down the discussion: core strength or stability…which is way for a strength athlete to train this area of the body?! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here:…
Kelly Starrett of MobilityWOD
May 12, 2019 • 84 min
In episode 59, Dr. Kelly Starrett of MobilityWOD stops by to talk all things social media, trends in physical therapy & coaching and why he chose the squat for Ep 1 of his famous YouTube series. Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/…
5 Tips To Improve Your Clean & Jerk (Interview with Chad Vaughn)
May 5, 2019 • 77 min
In episode 58, 2x olympian Chad Vaughn joins the show and discusses his top 5 tips for improving your clean & jerk technique. In part 1 of this series, Aaron & Chad break down how you can perfect the clean portion of the lift. Master squat technique:…
Shoulder Internal Rotation Mobility
Apr 28, 2019 • 15 min
In episode 57, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses whether or not you need to work on improving shoulder internal rotation mobility, and what research shows is the most efficient ways to go about it! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/…
World Record Weights & Chicken Shakes With Blaine Sumner
Apr 7, 2019 • 38 min
In episode 56, powerlifting world champion Blaine Sumner stops by to talk everything from training, recovering from injuries and nutrition. Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here:…
Gluteal Amnesia With Dr. Stuart McGill
Mar 31, 2019 • 34 min
In episode 55, Dr. Start McGill stops by to share the research and his experience with “gluteal amnesia.” We also dive into whether or not tight hamstrings cause back pain and how you should read research. Master squat technique:…
Back Mechanics With Dr. Stuart McGill
Mar 28, 2019 • 53 min
In episode 48, Dr. Stuart McGill (the foremost authority in the world in low back mechanics and injury) stops by for his 2nd time on the podcast to discuss whether back round is acceptable during deadlifts, rehabilitation from low back injury and more!…
Are Banded Joint Mobilizations Legit?
Mar 24, 2019 • 20 min
In episode 54, Dr. Aaron Horschig talks all things banded joint mobilizations: what they aim to do, the research behind them and if you should be including them in your warm up! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my…
Thoracic Spine Mobility
Mar 17, 2019 • 14 min
In episode 53, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the foundation for why thoracic spine mobility is needed when lifting, how to screen for limitations and a few common ways to improve stiffness you may find! To learn more about improving thoracic spine…
The Science of Sticking Points with Eric Helms
Mar 10, 2019 • 52 min
In episode 52, Eric Helms drops by to talk about the science of WHY sticking points occur during lifting and what research has to say about the best ways to bust through them! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my…
Breaking Through Training Plateaus with Dr. Jacob Wilson
Mar 3, 2019 • 58 min
In episode 51, Dr. Jacob Wilson stops by to share his knowledge in training through plateaus and nutrition to boost your performance in the weight room! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here:…
Energy Leaks
Feb 24, 2019 • 22 min
In episode 50, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the topic of “energy leakage” as it applies to technique problems during lifting. He goes into detail as to how to spot these issues, how the effect the body and ways in which you can fix them! Master squat…
Elbow Pain 101
Feb 17, 2019 • 30 min
In episode 49, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to find the source of elbow pain so you can craft together an efficient fix and get back to lifting pain free! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here:…
Barbell Squatting 101
Feb 3, 2019 • 24 min
In episode 47, Dr. Aaron Horschig sits down and discusses the basic fundamental points to squatting with a barbell. Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://tinyurl.com/y2eq7kpr Visit the…
Why Wear A Weightlifting Belt?
Jan 27, 2019 • 17 min
In episode 46 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how and why a weightlifting belt is used. He shares personal experiences and a few research articles on how a belt changes your lifting! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/…
The Overhead Athlete (Roundtable Discussion)
Jan 20, 2019 • 40 min
Episode 45 is the first roundtable discussion as Mike Reinold, Dan Pope and Kiefer Lammi join the show. We talk screening overhead injuries and technique problems, favorite exercises for overhead athletes and where to find eduction other than instagram on…
5 Tips To Improve Your Snatch (Interview with Chad Vaughn)
Jan 13, 2019 • 79 min
In episode 44, Olympian Chad Vaughn gives his top 5 tips to improve your snatch technique, decrease your risk of injury and hit that next PR! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here:…
How to Breathe When Lifting Heavy
Jan 6, 2019 • 19 min
In episode 43, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to breathe correctly with the Valsalva maneuver when attempting to lift heavy weight. Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here:…
Fixing The Front Rack
Dec 30, 2018 • 29 min
In episode 42, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to fix a front rack problem (low or uneven elbows during a front squat or clean). He breaks down mobility issues at the wrist, thoracic spine and lats and how to fix weak links you may find! Master squat…
Muscle Science 101 with Layne Norton
Dec 23, 2018 • 61 min
In episode 41, Layne Norton sits down to discuss how muscle is grown and maintained through muscle protein synthesis. We dive deep into nutrition and how you can maximize your muscle growth! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/…
Tendon Pain with Jill Cook
Dec 16, 2018 • 73 min
In episode 40 of the podcast, Professor Jill Cook shares her expertise on how tendon injuries occur and the proper steps you should take in rehabilitation! We talk in detail about the most common forms: Achilles and patellar tendinopathy. Master squat…
Strength Science With Dr. Andy Galpin
Dec 9, 2018 • 69 min
In episode 39, Dr. Andy Galpin joins the show to discuss the science behind how strength is built and maintained. Dr. Galpin is a tenured Professor in the Center for Sport Performance at CSU Fullerton, author of the book “Unplugged” and one of the world’s…
Powerlifting Injuries With JP Price
Dec 2, 2018 • 80 min
In episode 38, elite powerlifter JP Price (only man to squat 1000 lbs & bench 600 lbs) sits down and talks about his recent injuries, future surgery and numerous other powerlifting topics. Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/…
McGill Big 3 For Core Stability
Nov 25, 2018 • 42 min
In episode 37, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the McGill Big 3 (three essential core stability exercises from renowned spine expert Dr. Stuart McGill). Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here:…
The Worst Squat Injury Ever
Nov 18, 2018 • 80 min
Josiah O’Brien was crushed under 655 lbs during a powerlifting meet, tearing almost every ligament & tendon in BOTH KNEES. We discuss his injury, rehab and numerous training topics! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my…
The Road To The 1000 lb Squat With Kelly Branton
Nov 11, 2018 • 49 min
In episode 35, elite powerlifter Kelly Branton joins the show. We talk everything from injury and rehab in Kelly’s pursuit of a 1,000 lb squat as well as programming and even bench technique! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/…
Hip Mobility 101
Nov 4, 2018 • 26 min
In episode 34 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses all things hip mobility. There are three main factors that can change your mobility (soft tissue, capsule and anatomy). Learn today how each can impact your level of mobility and what that may…
Low Back Pain With Dr. Stuart McGill
Oct 28, 2018 • 81 min
In episode 33 of the podcast, Dr. Stuart McGill stops by to talk everything from low back pain to enhancing core stability. Dr. McGill is considered to be the foremost expert in the world on spine biomechanics and low back pain. Master squat technique:…
Lifting After The Age of 50
Oct 21, 2018 • 13 min
In episode 32 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the myth that lifting weights is bad for those over the age of 50. Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://tinyurl.com/y2eq7kpr…
Fixing Lateral Hip Pain
Oct 14, 2018 • 29 min
In episode 31 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the common injury of lateral hip pain (Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome). You’ll find out how to identify this injury and the best steps to take to kick start the healing process! Master squat…
Fixing the Twisting Squat Fault
Oct 6, 2018 • 22 min
In episode 30 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses WHY a twist may occur in your squat and HOW to go about finding the right solution to fixing it! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here:…
Fixing Piriformis Syndrome
Sep 30, 2018 • 22 min
In episode 29 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to screen and fix piriformis syndrome. This is one of the most common injuries that creates pain deep in your glutes and possible radiating pain down the back of your thigh. Master squat…
The Single Leg Bridge Screen
Sep 23, 2018 • 13 min
In episode 28, Dr. Aaron Horschig shares a simple screen he performs with every athlete he evaluates to help uncover coordination issues in how we produce hip extension that lead to technique problems and injury. Master squat technique:…
Fixing The Off Balance Squat
Sep 16, 2018 • 23 min
In episode 27, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to fix one of the most common technique faults when performing the squat - becoming off balance. Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here:…
Fixing Hip Flexor Pain
Sep 2, 2018 • 26 min
In episode 26 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to fix that nagging hip flexor pain! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://tinyurl.com/y2eq7kpr Visit the website:…
Fixing A Groin Strain
Aug 26, 2018 • 27 min
In episode 25 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to fix the dreaded groin strain (adductor strain). This is one of the most common forms of groin pain in athletes and commonly occurs all at once (not a slow onset like a hip flexor injury).…
Fixing The ‘Good Morning’ Squat
Aug 19, 2018 • 18 min
In episode 24, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses WHY the ‘good morning’ or ‘stripper squat’ fault occurs and HOW to fix it! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://tinyurl.com/y2eq7kpr Visit the…
Fixing Hip Impingement
Aug 12, 2018 • 28 min
In episode 23, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to kick start the rehab process when dealing with a hip impingement or FAI. This is a common hip injury that brings out a pinch or blocked like pain in the front of your hip as you move into a deep squat.…
Training Programming with Greg Nuckols
Aug 5, 2018 • 81 min
Episode 22 is the 2nd interview show! Today Dr. Aaron Horschig is joined by strength & exercise science expert Greg Nuckols. Greg is a powerlifter and avid researcher who puts out a ton of amazing content on Strongerbyscience.com. Today we chat about all…
Fixing The Rounded Back Squat
Jul 29, 2018 • 18 min
In episode 21 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to fix the dreaded rounded back technique fault during the squat. You’ll not only learn why the fault occurs (poor core stability) but also how to fix it! Master squat technique:…
Groin Pain 101
Jul 22, 2018 • 27 min
In episode 20 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig dives deep into the topic of hip pain, specifically how to screen your body for what kind of groin pain you’re experiencing (hip flexor or adductor strain and hip impingement). Master squat technique:…
Is Youth Weight Lifting Safe?
Jul 15, 2018 • 17 min
In Episode 19 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the controversial topic: is weight training for children dangerous? Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://tinyurl.com/y2eq7kpr…
To Stretch or Not To Stretch
Jul 8, 2018 • 28 min
In episode 18 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the topic of stretching, how it actually works to improve flexibility and whether or not you should be doing it before your workout! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/…
Squat Anatomy 201 (Femur Length)
Jul 1, 2018 • 18 min
In episode 17 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig dives into the topic of how femur length compared to torso length can change your squat mechanics. He then gives some practical take aways so you can find the best squat for your body! Master squat…
Applying The Joint By Joint Concept
Jun 24, 2018 • 19 min
In episode 16 of the podcast we expand on the Joint By Joint Concept from the previous episode and give some practical application! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here:…
The Joint By Joint Concept
Jun 17, 2018 • 27 min
In episode 16 of the podcast we discuss one of the most influential approaches to understanding the body and how it works: the joint by joint concept. Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here:…
Fixing IT Band Pain
Jun 10, 2018 • 29 min
In episode 14 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how IT Band starts and how to kick-start the healing process! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://tinyurl.com/y2eq7kpr Visit the…
Squat Anatomy
Jun 3, 2018 • 25 min
In episode 13 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how individual differences in anatomy can change your squat technique. Understanding how anatomy dictates what feels “normal” to you will help you perform to your greatest potential! Master squat…
Olympic Weightlifting 101 (Chad Vaughn & Cheryl Haworth Interview)
May 20, 2018 • 101 min
Episode 12 is the first interview show, and who best than 2 olympians! Chad Vaughn and Cheryl Haworth are two of the most decorated olympic weightlifters in United States history! We dive deep into technique, programming, the mental approach to lifting…
Anatomy 101: Glute Medius
May 13, 2018 • 18 min
In episode 11 of the podcast we dive into the anatomy of your body and learn about the glute medius - an important muscle in maintaining quality technique and powerful performances under the barbell! Master squat technique:…
Hip Vs Quad Dominant Squats
May 6, 2018 • 34 min
In episode 10 Dr. Aaron Horschig debunks the myth that certain squats are “Quad Dominant” or “Hip Dominant” and backs it up with the latest research! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here:…
Low Bar vs High Bar Squat
Apr 29, 2018 • 18 min
In episode 9 we dive into the science of the squat to discover the differences between the low bar vs high bar variations of the back squat! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here:…
Patellar Compression Syndrome
Apr 22, 2018 • 32 min
Do you have knee pain? Patellar Compression Syndrome is one of the most common forms of knee pain barbell athletes sustain that gradually creeps up over time. Learn today WHAT this injury is and HOW to fix it! Master squat technique:…
The Technique Continuum
Apr 15, 2018 • 29 min
In episode 7 we discuss how to evaluate technique & help you understand how to separate great technique from acceptable and poor quality. It’s often easy to explain perfect technique, but how do you know where the quality of your lifts stand? Find out…
The Squat: Toes Forward or Angled?
Apr 8, 2018 • 21 min
In episode 6 of the show we discuss whether you should have your toes pointing forward or angled to the side when squatting! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://tinyurl.com/y2eq7kpr Visit…
Barbell Training: Shoes or No Shoes?
Apr 2, 2018 • 27 min
In Episode 5 of the Podcast, we discuss the types of shoes (or lack there of) you may see athletes wearing in the gym & how to find the best pair for your body! Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/ Subscribe to my YouTube channel…
Patellar & Quad Tendon Pain
Mar 25, 2018 • 36 min
In episode 4 we dive deep into one of the most prevalent causes of knee pain with strength athletes - patellar and quad tendon injuries. Dr. Aaron Horschig not only discusses how someone develops pain at either of these tendons but a few ways you can kick…
The Tripod Foot
Mar 18, 2018 • 15 min
Your foot sets the foundation for quality technique & powerful movement. As an athlete, understanding how to set your foot in a tripod is essential to perfecting technique & improving performance. Master squat technique: https://squatuniversity.com/book/…
Knee Pain 101
Mar 10, 2018 • 17 min
Episode 2 of the show dives into the basics of WHY we develop knee pain as strength athletes. These injuries don’t often come all at once (like when a football player tears his ACL) but instead are due to a culumination of micro-trauma sustained at the…
The Foundation
Feb 22, 2018 • 14 min
In episode 1 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig introduces the WHY behind Squat University and the format for the upcoming podcast! We then dive in deep into the ‘The Foundation’ of a movement first approach to training and how this mindset can not only…