Lesson 9: Squat Best Practices
In the next three lessons, Mike Tuchscherer will go into best practices for programming mesocycles for each lift.
In this video, Mike will provide his opinion regarding best practices when it comes to squat, since, according to Mike, squat provides the bedrock for programming understanding.
In Mike’s RTS, squat movement has 3 slots:
Following the general discussion on exercise selection, Mike talks about criteria for selecting exercises based on assessing weak ROM (range of movement) and weak muscles. Then he follows by discussing training volume, training intensities, RPEs, and frequencies.