Addressing Weaknesses in Squat Patterns

Ronald Lee Snarr, Whitney McGinn

Abstract


The squat is one of the most complex strength training techniques performed during traditional weight lifting programs. While multiple variations exist, the most common type is the barbell back squat. However, most individuals perform this movement without prior knowledge or previous instruction on the proper mechanics involved. The following article outlines a squat analysis technique, along with corrective compound and isolation exercises, that can be performed in order to address weaknesses within an individuals’ squatting movement pattern. 


Keywords


training, squats, exercise technique, performance

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