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 tissue work, mobility and stability) will help you perform to your greatest potential.
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.
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 enjoy this show!
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.
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?!
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.
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.
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!
In episode 56, powerlifting world champion Blaine Sumner stops by to talk everything from training, recovering from injuries and nutrition.
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.
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!
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!
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 mobility, check out this blog article: https://squatuniversity.com/2018/08/25/how-to-improve-thoracic-spine-mobility/
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!
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!
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!
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!
In episode 47, Dr. Aaron Horschig sits down and discusses the basic fundamental points to squatting with a barbell.
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!
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 social media today.
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!
In episode 43, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to breathe correctly with the Valsalva maneuver when attempting to lift heavy weight.
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!
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!