EP.87 - All Things Squats: Depth, Width, and Everything In-Between
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When done right squats are one of the best exercises you can do for athleticism, injury prevention and general well-being. Done wrong, they are dangerous and ineffective. This week we finally decided to tackle this important issue.

 

Resources:

We have written an article on squats before

www.coreadvantage.com.au/blog/2013/4/29/loading-the-glutes-the-power-of-the-squat

 

And one on glutes

http://www.coreadvantage.com.au/blog/2013/3/25/one-muscle-to-rule-them-all-gluteus-maximus?rq=glutes

 

Neutral spine is one of the key reasons we choose not to go too low with the squat

http://www.coreadvantage.com.au/blog/2017/neutral-spine

 

And here is a link to the squat depth comparison study

https://journals.indexcopernicus.com/search/article?icid=1206075

 

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Then you can listen in the car, foam rolling, or while doing your 8:12s on the bike!

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