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Is deadlifting bad for your back? w/Squat University’s Dr. Aaron Horshchig

Is deadlifting bad for your back? w/Squat University’s Dr. Aaron Horshchig  How many times have you heard someone say they don’t want to deadlift because they’re afraid they’ll hurt their back? Too many. Neither of us have had back pain issues caused specifically by deadlifts, so we tried to think of reasons that people might…

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Why do people think squatting is bad for your knees? And is it? w/Squat University’s Dr. Aaron Horshchig

Is it an old wives tale that squatting is bad for your knees? Or is there actually data behind it? Here’s what we came up with: Maybe there’s a body type that’s bad for squatting? Is the leg press somehow better? Does it possibly cause tendonitis/tendinopathy? How did this whole thing get started in the…

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