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How to Effectively Screen the Squat

In Squat by Dr. Michael Mash

How to Effectively Screen the Squat How do you know if your client is “safe” to squat? Whether you’re a physical therapist or a strength coach, it’s important to know ...

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My Three Laws of Squatting

In Squat by Dr. Michael Mash

Regardless of stance width, degree of toe out, trunk angle, or squat variation, three factors should ALWAYS be present for optimal squat form. There are my requirements to load on ...

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Hip Shift During Squats

In Rehab, Squat by Dr. Michael Mash

While the majority of people will be able to squat symmetrically when taught correctly, there will inevitably be some who do not. One issue that I've seen recently is shifting ...

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Top 5 Squat Mobility Drills

In Mobility, Squat by Dr. Michael Mash

People frequently say they are not "mobile" enough to squat to depth. As a result, they stop squatting and begin haphazardly and inefficiently focusing on mobility work. Here's the truth. ...

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How to Squat Without Knee Pain

In Rehab, Squat by Dr. Michael Mash

Knee pain during squats is a very common complaint of lifters, leading many to stop this exercise all together. Fortunately, by optimizing and modifying your form and programming, you can ...

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Hip Pain While Squatting

In Squat by Dr. Michael Mash

Hip pain while squatting is one of the most annoying injuries for the barbell athlete. Fortunately, with the tips listed below, you'll learn how to finally rid your hip pain ...