You can stop barbell squatting now.
I know that sounds crazy but hear me out. Do barbell squats leave you feeling beat up?
Do you constantly battle low back pain during or after doing barbell squats?
The barbell squat is commonly known as the king of all lower body exercises.
As great as it seems to be able to do what everyone at the gym around you is doing. I want to fill you in on a little dose of reality when it comes to living and training pain-free.
Whether you suffer from debilitating low back pain or you have dealt with low back pain on and off for years.
I want to give you permission to never barbell squat again.
Anyone who is anyone inside of the gym has attempted, wants to attempt or will attempt a barbell squat at some point in their training career. I am going to go out on a limb and say that 90% of these people have been told to do them by someone they look up to or personally feel it’s the best exercise for their goals after watching someone else do them.
That leaves 10% of people doing them because they can knowingly do them correctly (form and technique) without pain or at risk of near future injury. Keep in mind these are not your average joe/jane walking around the gym.
At the end of the day, the risk-reward is not worth it and there are far easier exercises to execute with less technique being involved that will deliver the same if not better results.
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