Try finding a Squatter who has never experienced lower back pain at least once during his Squatting career. There was a time where I had to stop doingSquatscompletely for several months because I couldn’t do them painlessly anymore – too much sitting was my culprit. Maybe that sounds familiar to you.
Fast forward today and I’m not only 100% free of lower back pain, I alsoSquat400lb raw at 165lb bw. From my personal and coaching experience, here are 5 reasons why Squats might kill your lower back, and what to do about it.