“Squats Are Safe, But You’re Probably Doing Them Wrong”

Another great article by Mark Rippetoe on squatting.

“One of the most persistent myths in the entire panoply of conventional exercise wisdom is that squats below parallel are somehow bad for the knees. This old saw is mindlessly repeated by poorly-informed orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, and chiropractors all over the world. Better-informed professionals such as productive strength coaches, weightlifters and powerlifters, and those willing to examine the anatomy of the knees and hips for more than just a minute or two, know better.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-rippetoe/squats-lifting-knees_b_4490749.html

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