Are Deep Squats Bad For The Knees?

  If you asked me when I first started as a trainer I might have had a different answer. No, knees going over the toes is not bad… Why not?   Highest compressive forces typically happen around 90 degrees knee flexion (thighs parallel to floor). This is, in part due to surface area contact between the femur…

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Are The Knees Going Over Your Toes When Squatting Bad?

  Isn’t my knees going over my toes bad when squatting??   If you asked me when I first started as a trainer I might have had a different answer. No, knees going over the toes is not bad…   Why not?   To descend below parallel thighs, your knees will go over your toes…

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