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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

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

    Quick Tip: Should You Wear Orthotics for Flat Feet or Foot Problems?

    Quick Tip: Should You Wear Orthotics for Flat Feet or Foot Problems?

    In episode 122, we have a "Quick Tip" on all things orthotics. What they are and if you should wear them for foot pain or to fix flat feet! 

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    • 26 min
    How To Lift Atlas Stones: Should You Flex Your Spine? (feat. Martins Licis & Dr. Stuart McGill)

    How To Lift Atlas Stones: Should You Flex Your Spine? (feat. Martins Licis & Dr. Stuart McGill)

    In episode 121, Martins Licis (the 2019 World's Strongest Man) and Dr. Stuart McGill (the world's foremost authority on back mechanics) join for an amazing conversation on all things atlas stone lifting. We touch on technique, whether or not the amount of flexion shown is safe for the back and much more!  

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    • 47 min
    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

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
484 Ratings

484 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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