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

The ultimate guide to decreasing pain, optimizing athletic performance & finding your true strength.
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United States

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

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English


Episodes

Thoracic Spine Mobility

3/17/2019
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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/

Duration:00:14:33

The Science of Sticking Points with Eric Helms

3/11/2019
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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!

Duration:00:52:09

Breaking Through Training Plateaus with Dr. Jacob Wilson

3/3/2019
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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!

Duration:00:58:13

Energy Leaks

2/24/2019
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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!

Duration:00:22:18

Elbow Pain 101

2/17/2019
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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!

Duration:00:30:51

Back Mechanics With Dr. Stuart McGill

2/10/2019
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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!

Duration:00:53:01

Barbell Squatting 101

2/3/2019
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In episode 47, Dr. Aaron Horschig sits down and discusses the basic fundamental points to squatting with a barbell.

Duration:00:24:48

Why Wear A Weightlifting Belt?

1/27/2019
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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!

Duration:00:17:56

The Overhead Athlete (Roundtable Discussion)

1/20/2019
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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.

Duration:00:40:30

5 Tips To Improve Your Snatch

1/13/2019
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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!

Duration:01:19:10

How to Breathe When Lifting Heavy

1/6/2019
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In episode 43, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to breathe correctly with the Valsalva maneuver when attempting to lift heavy weight.

Duration:00:19:40

Fixing The Front Rack

12/30/2018
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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!

Duration:00:29:27

Muscle Science 101 with Layne Norton

12/23/2018
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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!

Duration:01:01:39

Tendon Pain with Jill Cook

12/16/2018
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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.

Duration:01:13:52

Strength Science With Dr. Andy Galpin

12/9/2018
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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 leading experts on human performance.

Duration:01:09:57

Powerlifting Injuries With JP Price

12/2/2018
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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.

Duration:01:20:56

McGill Big 3 For Core Stability

11/25/2018
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In episode 37, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the McGill Big 3 (three essential core stability exercises from renowned spine expert Dr. Stuart McGill).

Duration:00:42:57

The Worst Squat Injury Ever

11/18/2018
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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!

Duration:01:21:07

The Road To The 1000 lb Squat With Kelly Branton

11/11/2018
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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!

Duration:00:50:10

Hip Mobility 101

11/4/2018
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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 mean for your performance.

Duration:00:26:47