THE SQUAT

THE SQUAT PRESCRIPTION

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD

Sully discusses why and how the squat meets the requirements of a barbell prescription for the aging adult.

SQUAT EVERY DAY. FOR REAL.

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

We train these movements because they are the building blocks of human physical performance. We have to use them.

BAR HIGH, HIPS LOW: IMPROVE YOUR SQUAT WITH A SIMPLE FIX.

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

An extremely common form error in the squat occurs as one approaches the hole, looking for that accursed depth. Here's how to fix it.

WEIGHTLESS HANDS IN THE SQUAT

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

The bar won't roll down your back. I promise.

LATE KNEES IN THE SQUAT

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

Attempting to squat on a vertical shank is a common form error. Let's fix it.

STOP THE BAR!

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

Stopping the bar and switching from thataway in the groove to thisaway in the groove is not something that just happens. This is something that you, the athlete, must do.