Split Squats – Only Feeling the Back Leg (FIX)

Troubleshooting when you don’t feel the front leg working Split squats are an awesome exercise to build the legs, but not if you are ONLY feeling the back leg working. Why is it that the back leg is working so hard? Is there any way to fix this common issue on split squats? YES. In this post, you’ll learn why the back leg often gets overworked on split squats and what you can do about it! Watch the video and read the blog below to learn!

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If Lunges Hurt DO These 3 Drills

These moves work FAST Do you have knee pain during lunges? Sometimes the perfect technique isn’t enough. You might need more help. In this article, I’ll show you my favorite exercises for making knees stronger and less painful. Soon you’ll be lunging like a CHAMP! Watch the video and read below to learn more!

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Curing Split Squat Knee Pain FAST!

The Split Squat ESSENTIALS You Are Missing You’ve mastered the split squat form, but you’re still getting knee pain during? Did you ever think that maybe your split squat technique is NOT the issue? Maybe you’re focusing on the wrong things. Don’t worry, I’ll show you the right drills to shift your efforts towards. I’m going to give you the 3 drills that will loosen up your hips, strengthen your knees, and reduce knee pain during split squats. And make sure to stick around until the end because I’ve got a little present for you to try afterward.

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Have Knee Pain? Untwist It | Wide Infrasternal Angle Case

If you have knee pain, this case study is a MUST to see Does your knee cap point inward but your foot? point outward? If so, then you MUST check out this post because we outline a critical factor with this postural presentation: A “twisted” knee occurs for different reasons in different people. I’ll illustrate why by checking out this wide infrasternal angle case study below. You’ll find that the way this person does it is different from other folks.

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Have Knee Pain? Untwist It | Narrow Infrasternal Angle Case

If you have knee pain, this case study is a MUST to see Does your knee cap point inward but your foot? point outward? If so, then you MUST check out this post because we outline a critical factor with this postural presentation: A “twisted” knee occurs for different reasons in different people. I’ll illustrate why by checking out this narrow infrasternal angle case study below. You’ll find that the way this person does it is different from other folks.

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Uneven Hips CAUSING Knee Pain? | Case Report

If you notice your hips don’t stay level during stairs, then check this out! Does your hip ever drop down and rotate funky when you are doing exercises like step-ups and downs? Do you ever wonder why? Well, we cover the why and some fixes in today’s post, where I go through a case study that dealt with this exact issue. And the fix only took 3 exercises.

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All About Squats – Movement Debrief Episode 112

Movement Debrief Episode 112 is in the books. Below is a copy of the video for your viewing pleasure, and audio if you can’t stand looking at me. Here is the setlist: What are the biomechanical differences between a squat and a hinge? Would squatting not increase anterior pelvic tilt and hip flexor strength? Does squatting put too much shear force through the knee? Does ramp squatting put too much shear force through the knee? Is there such a thing as a “normal” infrasternal angle? Why does a hip shift occur in a squat? What are some strategies for reducing a hip shift in a squat? How do the following squat variations impact thoracic expansion: Goblet, Zercher, front, and back?

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Tibial Rotation, Knee Pain During Resets, Deep Neck Flexors and Tongue – Movement Debrief Episode 93

Movement Debrief Episode 93 is in the books. Below is a copy of the video for your viewing pleasure, and audio if you can’t stand looking at me. Here is the set list: What is tibial external and internal rotation? What calcaneal position is associated with these tibial moves? How does the hip impact these tibial motions? What exercises can I use to change tibial rotation? Why might clients get knee pain during certain resets? How can I coach patients out of having knee pain during these activities? Is there a place for deep neck flexor contraction during resets? How about tongue posture?

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Infrasternal Angle Development, Quads are Overrated, and Are You Really a Complex Patient? Movement Debrief Episode 86

Movement Debrief Episode 86 is in the books. Below is a copy of the video for your viewing pleasure, and audio if you can’t stand looking at me. Here is the set list: What is likely causing someone to be predisposed to having a particular infrasternal angle? Why do you value the hamstrings over quads early in an ACL repair? When do you target quads and knee extension? Mick Hughes says he’d incorporate knee extension as early as 4 weeks post-op and constantly emphasise the importance of the quads. What’s your take on that? How many people are truly complex cases? Zebras?

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Breathing Strategies for Training, Hip Clunking, and Common Knee Issues – Movement Debrief Episode 71

Movement Debrief Episode 71 is in the books. Below is a copy of the video for your viewing pleasure, and audio if you can’t stand looking at me. Here is the set list: What breathing strategy do I advocate for lifting? How does the breathing strategy change at moderate and high intensities? Are the breathing mechanics different at high intensities vs. basic exercises? What causes hip clunking? Are there any treatments to reduce clunking? What are some common knee issues seen in most people? What qualities should be focused on to maximize knee health If you want to watch these live, add me on Facebook . They air every Wednesday at 7pm CST. Enjoy! and the audio version… Here were the links I mentioned: Check out Human Matrix promo video below Below are some testimonials for the class Want to sign up? Click on the following locations below: February 2nd-3rd, 2019, New Providence, NJ (early bird ends January 4th) SIGN UP FOR THE REVOLUTION featuring myself, Pat Davidson, and Seth Oberst February 9th-10th in Boston. MA June 8th-9th, 2019, New York, NY (early bird ends 5/10/19 at 11:55pm) August 24th-25th, 2019, Vancouver, BC (early bird ends July 26th at 11:55pm) September 21st-22nd, Raleigh, NC (early bird ends 8/23/19 at 11:55pm) Or check out this little teaser for Human Matrix home study. Best part is if you attend the live course you’ll get this bad boy for free! Here’s a signup for my newsletter to get nearly 3 hours and 50 pages of content, a

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Knee Pain & Modalities – Movement Debrief Episode 24

Movement Debrief Episode 24 is in the books. Here is a copy of the video and audio for your listening pleasure. Here were all the topics: What ACL graft should you get? What does the systemic process look like for knee pain? What local factors are important for knee pain? the importance of plyometrics for knee pain Is there a place for modalities? What modalities I incorporate into my practice If you want to watch these live, add me on Facebook, Instagram, or Youtube. They air every Wednesday at 7:30pm CST. Enjoy.                    Here were the links I mentioned tonight Enhancing Life Darkside Strength Adam Bryant PRI Impingement and Instability Course Notes Here is the Active Midstance Test Here’s the Copenhagen Adduction Test Bill Hartman A Randomised Controlled Trial of ‘Clockwise’ Ultrasound for Low Back Pain E-Stim and BFR Perioperative Pain and Swelling Control in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Dry Needling 1 Course Notes Here’s a signup for my newsletter to get a free acute:chronic workload calculator, basketball conditioning program, podcasts, and weekend learning goodies: [yikes-mailchimp form=”1″ submit=”Get learning goodies and more”]   Knee Pain Modalities

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Kinesiotape, Managing Performance Teams, and More – Movement Debrief Episode 14

Movement Debrief Episode 14 happened yesterday, and it was a good ol’ fashioned reader Q&A. Here’s what we talked about: Evidence (or lack thereof) for taping in general How I incorporate taping into my practice What the keys are to having a successful performance team The keys to being a successful leader If you want to watch these live, add me on Facebook, Instagram, or sometimes Twitter. They air every Wednesday at 8:30pm CST. Enjoy. Here were some of the links I mentioned in this Debrief. The 3 Biggest Basketball Conditioning Mistakes Effects of Patellar Taping on Brain Activity During Knee Joint Proprioception Tests Using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systematic Review of the Effect of Taping Techniques on Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Effect of kinesiology taping on pain in individuals with musculoskeletal injuries: systematic review and meta-analysis. Dynamic Tape Leukotape Kinesiotape Managing Performance Teams

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