Posts Tagged ‘internal rotation’
Filed under: corrective exercise, strength training
Diagonal Squatting…what’s the deal?
by Carson Boddicker on Dec 2nd, 2009
Early last summer, a friend and I were at the gym doing some reasonably heavy front squats. My friend would get to just about parallel with the ground and then he'd begin to shift diagonally to his left as he finished the eccentric portion of his lift. I had seen it several times before, but hadn't figured it out in its entirety. As my friend continued to squat diagonally, I began to ponder the movement. Is it bad to be squatting diagon...
Filed under: corrective exercise, injuries
by Carson Boddicker on May 7th, 2009
I wrote a while back regarding sports hernia and seated posture. At the time I was thinking that sitting in chronic hip flexion led to poor patterns as a result of shortening the psoas while also weakening it. I still believe that it is true. However, yesterday I was driving to California for my internship at AP and I looked down to my legs and had another thought. I was sitting in external rotation. So what? Well, it has been shown ...