Tag Archives: Knee Pain

3 Reasons Your Knees Hurt During Squats

Working with high school athletes, I hear a lot of excuses. “My dog ate my homework.” “I forgot to eat breakfast this morning.” “My boyfriend broke up with me so….” And most times my response is, “Excuses are like butts, everybody has one and they all stink.” In the fitness …

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Gluteus medius: the Root of Chronic Leg Pain?

Dealing with knee pain while running? Or even shin splints? What about a history of lateral ankle sprains? These may all be a symptom of a weakness at the hip, specifically weakness of the Gluteus Medius. We have all heard of the Gluteal Muscles but may not have heard of …

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