Squat Depth

E38 – How Deep Should You Squat?

For years, we’ve all been told that squatting too low will hurt our knees. Unfortunately, most of the people expressing this sentiment have no evidence to support their claims supporting their hate for deep squats. The fact is, when you look at the research, the complete opposite is true. Full-depth squats are better for our knees AND produce more strength …

knee pain with squatting

Knee Pain While Squatting with Dr. Zach Long (DPT)

We’re back! After a long time off, the Performance Plus Podcast returns for another season of sharing helpful information for fitness athletes. This week Dr. Zach Long and Coach Johnny B sit down to dissect knee pain while squatting. This condition is commonly referred to as Patellar Femoral Pain Syndrome in the medical community. The diagnosis refers to non-specific pain …