Parallel versus ATG Squats | Part I

If you're human and your goal is maximal performance, strength, and muscle growth, then parallel squats are far superior to ass-to-grass (ATG) squats. Learn why parallel trump ATG squats in Part I of this exclusive article.  (Read More →)

The Best Way to Squat (Part 1)

Part 1 of Dr. Seedman's popular and controversial squat series explains why the parallel squat is the ideal squatting depth for most athletes and examines why the 'ass-to-grass' squat produces dysfunction and flawed movement mechanics. (Read More →)  

The Best Way to Squat (Part 2)

Part 2 of Dr. Seedman's popular and controversial squat series builds on his argument for the superiority of parallel squats. Here, he focuses on the mechanics, cues, and activation tips needed to perform a proper parallel squat. (Read More →)

Tip: Correct Your Mechanics for Pain-Free Squats

Does it hurt to squat, and not in a good way? Use this training method to fix your technique. (Read More →)

Tip: Do the Squat-Stance Deadlift

Is the conventional deadlift or the sumo deadlift better? For many of us, a combination of the two is best. Here's how to do it. (Read More →)

Fix Your Valgus Knee Collapse with the Plate Squat

The plate squat is an excellent squat variation Dr. Seedman uses with his athletes and clients to help groove the proper squat pattern and teach them how to spread their knees and hips. (Read More →)

Upper Body Mechanics on Barbell Squats

In this interview, Dr. Seedman explains the connection between proper spine and shoulders mechanics and optimal hip mechanics during squats. (Read More →)

Increase Your Bench Press & Squat with PREP Training

To overcome drawbacks with standard eccentric training, Dr. Seedman created Power Rack Eccentric Potentiation training (PREP), which stimulates incredible strength and hypertrophy gains in a safe manner. (Read More →)

Front Squats for Performance Benefits

In explaining how front squats are an excellent squat variation for improving technique, mobility, and muscle function for athletes, Eric Bach consults Dr. Seedman and other experts in the field--including Dr. John Rusin. (Read More →)

Squat-Stance Deadlifts for Strength & Size

Dr. Seedman tweaked legendary powerlifter Ed Coan’s sumo deadlift to make it more joint friendly and conducive for maximizing strength, hypertrophy, and performance for athletes and general populations alike. (Read More →)