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Proper Squat Form to Reduce Joint Pain

By Oscar Booth, YWCA Minneapolis Personal Trainer
August 14, 2018
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Joint pain is a common discomfort for many people, largely contributed to improper use. One way to help prevent future joint pain is to improve squat form.

YWCA Personal Trainer Oscar Booth provides several key components of a proper squat.

  • Ankle stability
  • Feet positioning
  • Strong knees with no excessive motion
  • No forward lean
  • Lower back is neutral and flat

Trainer Tip in Action

Watch YWCA trainer Oscar Booths’s tip video demonstrating the key components to proper squat form.

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