E162 | Squat University
On Episode 162 of the Doc and Jock Podcast we learn how to squat correctly with the founder of Squat University Dr. Aaron Horschig.
Dr. Aaron Horschig is a physical therapist, strength & conditioning coach, speaker and writer. After graduating with his bachelors in exercise science from Truman State University in 2009, he then went on to receive a doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Missouri in 2012. Aaron now works at Boost Physical Therapy & Sport Performance in Kansas City Missouri.
Past patients have included professional football players from the NFL and CFL, minor league baseball players, European professional basketball players, Olympic weightlifters, numerous NCAA Division I & II athletes, international level youth soccer players, CrossFit athletes and youth athletes in a variety sports.
Aaron’s background includes being involved in the sport of olympic weightlifting as an athlete and coach for over the past decade. His goal is to not only provide the highest quality rehabilitation to athletes who have sustained an injury, but to also help our sports medicine society become proactive in how we approach the athlete – both from a rehabilitation and training perspective.
On this episode we cover the following topics:
How to train while working 50 hours a week
How to be efficient & effective in your warm-ups
Why the Squat is the most important movement we do
Why squatting heavy doesn’t matter if you squat like shit
Why one legged squats are gravely important
How expressing full range of motion & strength training reduces pain
If you like what you here check out Aaron & the Squat U here:
@squatuniversity on Twitter
@squat_university on Instagram