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The ultimate guide to decreasing pain, optimizing athletic performance & finding your true strength by Dr. Aaron Horschig.

Squat University Dr. Aaron Horschig

    • Health & Fitness
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The ultimate guide to decreasing pain, optimizing athletic performance & finding your true strength by Dr. Aaron Horschig.

    3 Shoe Features You NEED To Know About

    3 Shoe Features You NEED To Know About

    In episode 120, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses 3 parts of shoes you need to learn about in order to make the best possible footwear choice for your body (toe box, toe spring, and the amount of heel lift). 

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    • 29 min
    Fix Squat "Crazy Feet" With Contraption Squats! (feat. 2x Olympian Chad Vaughn)

    Fix Squat "Crazy Feet" With Contraption Squats! (feat. 2x Olympian Chad Vaughn)

    In episode 119, 2x Olympian Chad Vaughn stops by to discuss a novel way to fix squat technique issues - contraption squats! The full YouTube video that demonstrates these can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0D5Onjy9UAs&t=9s

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    • 58 min
    We were WRONG about "Plantar Fasciitis" (feat. Ray McClanahan)

    We were WRONG about "Plantar Fasciitis" (feat. Ray McClanahan)

    In episode 118, Dr. Ray McClanahan (inventor of Correct Toes) stops by to talk about the most common cause of foot pain - plantar fasciitis! Today you'll learn the why behind the pain and how to properly fix it! 

    Prior Dr. McClanahan podcast "Why Your Shoes Suck": https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/squat-university/id1352018677?i=1000471817561

    'Back To Basics' Weightlifting Programming: https://marketplace.trainheroic.com/workout-plan/program/vaughn-program-1626381817?attrib=547878-aff-squatu

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Improve Lifting Mobility With The Exaggeration Method (feat. Olympian Chad Vaughn)

    Improve Lifting Mobility With The Exaggeration Method (feat. Olympian Chad Vaughn)

    In episode 117, 2x Olympian Chad Vaughn stops by to talk about a novel way to improve mobility and technique in your lifting called the exaggeration method. 

    Blogs to read: 

    1) https://vaughnweightlifting.com/2021/07/28/the-exaggeration-method-the-case-for-contraption-squats/

    2) https://vaughnweightlifting.com/2021/07/29/the-exaggeration-method-contraption-squats-how-to/

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    • 36 min
    Barbell Basics & What Chocolate Chip Cookies/Guinness Beer Can Teach You About Lifting (feat. Dr. Michael Hartle)

    Barbell Basics & What Chocolate Chip Cookies/Guinness Beer Can Teach You About Lifting (feat. Dr. Michael Hartle)

    In episode 116, Dr. Michael Hartle stops by. We talk about his background in powerlifting, his approach to training and rehab from injuries and lessons he has learned along the way from people he has worked with like Pavell.

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    She Started Lifting at 70 Years Old! (Interview with Joan MacDonald)

    She Started Lifting at 70 Years Old! (Interview with Joan MacDonald)

    In episode 115, Joan MacDonald stops by the show. Joan didn’t start her fitness journey until age 70 and 5 years later she is absolutely killing it. With some help from her daughter and son in law she started sharing her journey on social media and now boasts 1.3 million followers on Instagram. Today you'll learn about her story and why it's so important to stay active for a LIFETIME. 

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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
480 Ratings

480 Ratings

Jay Thooft ,

The tight hamstrings episode really helped me!

This really hit home for me as someone who has consistently struggled with tight hamstrings. Thank you!

eellender ,

Always learning something new

Thanks bro

spivey99 ,

Best Podcast Ever

Dr. Horschig is awesome and will teach you so much about your own body. I am now dealing with all of my aches and pains I was ignoring and I haven’t had to pay a single doctor’s bill!

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