More Sissy Squat


Why is that such a good exercise? I have always thought of sissy squat as a body building exercise. Frankly knowing what I know today, I would not have had those girls squat. Basically I am not so sure that that a middle distance and distance runner needs to do much more than bodyweight squats if that. Today I would have them doing lunges and step-ups. To answer your question – no none of them had an injury history. They were all athletes who were very active, very different from today’s kids.

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Vern Gambetta

Vern Gambetta

Director at Gambetta Sports Training Systems
Vern is the Director of Gambetta Sports Training Systems. He has been the a conditioning coach for several MLS teams as well as the conditioning consultant to the US Men's World Cup Soccer team. Vern is the former Director of Conditioning for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He has lectured and conducted clinics in Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe and has authored six books and over one hundred articles related to coaching and sport performance in a variety of sports. He has a BA in teaching with a coaching minor and an MA in Education with an emphasis in physical education from Stanford University.
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