Advertisement
Workouts

Determining The Best Technique For Squat Exercises

Uploaded on June 25, 2014 by G_John
Share |
Purpose: Many debate squat biomechanics, suggesting no biomechanics fit all. When it comes to the lower back and pelvis, this is particularly true. Some athletes can squat to the floor with no pelvic motion, while others have their 'butt wink' or low back move early in the movement. Having the athletes determine when their pelvis moves is important for preventing low back stress and injury. Directions: Have each athlete place their index finger on the front and their thumb on the back of their pelvis. Next, have them perform a squat and note when their hands are 'tipping back' or feel any motion in the spine. Instruct each swimmer to squat until their pelvis begins to move, but attempting to go deeper each time.
Video URL:
Embed Code:
Tags:

Video Categories

Workout Videos (94)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 16
  • Next

TRX Streamline Pushoff
February 18, 2014 (0:20)

Simulated Flip Turn and Streamline
February 11, 2014 (0:27)

Jaimie Bryan
January 3, 2014 (0:16)

Marc Valle
December 10, 2013 (0:54)

Hanna Holman
November 27, 2013 (0:28)

Travis Anderson and Daren Brubaker
November 5, 2013 (0:26)

Tip of the Week (45)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 8
  • Next

TYR FastStache
March 30, 2012 (1:29)

Water Petting
November 7, 2011 (0:9)

Thumbs Up
November 7, 2011 (0:9)

Thumbs Down
November 7, 2011 (0:11)

Princess Waver
November 7, 2011 (0:7)

Dryland Tips (128)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 22
  • Next

SMR Calf
June 20, 2014 (1:36)

Calf Stretch
June 20, 2014 (1:41)

Laser Pointer Shoulder IR
May 13, 2014 (2:16)

Latissimus Dorsi Stiffness
April 21, 2014 (3:43)

Click Here for Mobile Site