494: How to Squat Like a Pro with Dr. Justin Brink

Apr 20, 2017
494: How to Squat Like a Pro with Dr. Justin Brink

In this episode, Dr. Justin Brink chats with Sal, Adam & Justin on what it takes to squat like a pro, increase performance and get the most out of exercise and your body for the long haul. This episode corresponds with our free “Squat Like a Pro” series on Mind Pump TV, our YouTube Channel. Get our newest program, Kettlebells 4 Aesthetics (KB4A), which provides full expert workout programming to sculpt and shape your body using kettlebells. Only $7 at www.mindpumpmedia.com! Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com. Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates. Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code “mindpump” for 10% off! Got a beard? Condition your beard with Big Top Beard Company’s natural oils and organic essential oil blends to make it not only feel great but smell amazing! Get Big Top Beard Company products at www.bigtopbeardcompany.com, code “mindpump” for 33% off. Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

  • Biggest issues with people and their squat (1:10)

    o   Mobility issues

    o   Feet

    o   Short foot

  • How do you incorporate working on imbalances during the day? Working on your foot mobility? (5:51)

o   Teach the person how to stand…. Tripod (heel, big toe, small toe)  

o   Then how to walk

o   Barefoot – Taking your shoes off!

  • How does he feel about insoles / Feet being too sensitive (16:00)
  • How can someone start to build connectivity, if they have none? (18:55)

    o   Quad set (tension)

    o   Stem machine

    o   Taping

  • Discussion about massage and feeling your body (26:26)

    o   You are what you eat

    o   Movement

  • How fundamental is a squat? (28:40)

    o   Everyone should be able to squat (barring any injuries)

    o   People don’t want to think

    o   Butt wink discussion

     o Control of lumbar spine

    o  Owning the movement

    o   Feel your body

    o  Slow down and control your movement

    o  Work within the range of motion that you have

    o  Slowly use crutches to work in new range of motion and remove when comfortable(connected)

    o  Tissue change (PRIME your body) – sitting in car (driving)

  • Move more! / Final take aways (51:16)

    o   Know your limits before you begin anything

    o   Mind to body connection

    o   Go to Mind Pump TV – “Squat like a Pro” series

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