20 min

#28: Glute training: why we don't do squats & deadlifts (and what we do instead‪)‬ Fit Body, Happy Joints ®

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You won't see a lot of heavy squats and deadlifts in Evlo, and it's for a few specific reasons. In this episode, Dr. Shannon breaks down the physics of squats and deadlifts and provides examples of how step-ups are more effective for the glutes and less risky for the spine.

3:36  The Gluteus Maximus connection to metabolism 
5:30  Why we don’t do deadlifts and squats 
9:07  Why we do bodyweight step-ups 
10:35  Breaking down a step up 
13:58  Why squats are less effective than deadlifts 
14:53  Why functional training may not be necessary 
 
Try a week of Evlo - keep the classes forever, no CC required: https://www.evlo-fitness.com/free-week-of-evlo-podcast

Dr. Shannon's IG: @dr.shannon.dpt

Physics breakdowns on IG: https://www.instagram.com/stories/highlights/17890058137727428/?hl=en

Join Evlo: www.evlofitness.com

You won't see a lot of heavy squats and deadlifts in Evlo, and it's for a few specific reasons. In this episode, Dr. Shannon breaks down the physics of squats and deadlifts and provides examples of how step-ups are more effective for the glutes and less risky for the spine.

3:36  The Gluteus Maximus connection to metabolism 
5:30  Why we don’t do deadlifts and squats 
9:07  Why we do bodyweight step-ups 
10:35  Breaking down a step up 
13:58  Why squats are less effective than deadlifts 
14:53  Why functional training may not be necessary 
 
Try a week of Evlo - keep the classes forever, no CC required: https://www.evlo-fitness.com/free-week-of-evlo-podcast

Dr. Shannon's IG: @dr.shannon.dpt

Physics breakdowns on IG: https://www.instagram.com/stories/highlights/17890058137727428/?hl=en

Join Evlo: www.evlofitness.com

20 min