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October 2018

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Debunking the BS- Should the knees shouldn’t go past toes in a squat?

Debunking the BS- Should the knees shouldn’t go past toes in a squat? In the many years I have been a coach/trainer there has always been this myth about not letting your knees past your toes while squatting. No one is certain where this myth started. However, it has become a mainstay in today’s fitness and medical world. The instruction is even a part of the National Strength and Conditioning Associations (NSCA) guidelines for how to teach a proper squat. The cue to limit the knees from moving past the toes during the squat is really nothing more than a quick fix...