Having problems squatting below parallel?


Having problems squatting below parallel?

Can you squat to parallel? Or do you struggle with obtaining that range of motion? If you struggle, or even if you can get all the way down but feel stiff doing so, then read on. I’m going to share six exercises that will help you get your squat to below parallel.


Common Squatting Errors

The squat is a powerful exercise that should be included in most training programs. It is one of the three big lifts in powerlifting, and it is a fantastic exercise to target not only the glutes, hamstrings, and calves, but also your entire body.


In addition, the squat can tell us a lot about your mobility, stability, and motor control. In fact, I look at the overhead squat of every client who walks into my physical therapy clinic so I can assess those three qualities.

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