Posts Tagged with "coaching the squat"

Stack the Rings For Better Squat Performance

There’s a lot that can go awry with the squat. Knees caving in too much. Excessive rounding of the back. Getting stapled to the ground. Explosive diarrhea. There’s one cue, however, I believe has carryover to pretty much anyone and it’s almost guaranteed to make your squat look and feel better. Stack the Rings It’s… Read more

My Go To Squat Progression For Pretty Much Everyone

Teaching a beginner how to squat well can be challenging. There’s no denying there are a lot of moving parts that can derail our best efforts to do so.   My intention of this quick-n-dirty post isn’t to break down the squat in its entirety. For that I’d encourage you to check out Greg Nuckols’… Read more

2 Squat Cues That Pretty Much Work For Everyone

I guess before we dive into the cues it may be cogent, first, to discuss what the squat is…especially for those reading who may be hearing/learning about this for the first time. Squat – noun [skwot] 1) A weightlifting exercise in which a person squats and then returns to an erect position while holding a… Read more