Written by Chad Wesley Smith
Chad Wesley Smith has everything you need from Technique to Exercise Selection and Accessories to improve your squat.
Our Squat Technique Pillars series has helped thousands of lifters improve their training. Check out this comprehensive 5 part series.
When you watch a video of someone training or are at a meet and watch other lifters with their coach, you may hear different cues being yelled but not understand what they’re intended to mean. Here are some of our favorite cues, what they mean and when/why we use them.
Struggling with a specific part of the Squat? We have got you covered! This playlist will give you exercises to address weak points including, out of the hole, relatively weak legs to back, relatively weak back to legs and rounding over.
Team Juggernaut will sent 5 women: Marisa Inda (52kg Open), Meg Scanlon (57kg Open), Kristen Dunsmore (72kg Open), Maddy Forberg (57kg Junior) and Jo Ann Aita (57kg Masters 1), to 2019 IPF Classic Worlds in Sweden. Our all-star team of ladies shares their favorite squat accessory movements with you.
Dr. Quinn Henoch of Clinical Athlete takes high level powerlifters, Jake Johns @BigSCBoy and Kevin Torres @Pitbull_Torres, through a series of shoulder movement drills to help improve their ability to achieve a low bar squat position without elbow or shoulder pain.
Are you having trouble shifting to one side during your squat? If this causing you hip or knee pain? Dysfunction in the adductors is a common culprit for this issue. Dr. Quinn Henoch describes some techniques that Chad Wesley Smith has used to address this problem for himself.