Globe & Mail Article: Squats hurt my knees. What am I doing wrong?

Squats hurt my knees. What am I doing wrong?The question: A few weeks ago I decided to incorporate squats with a bar on my back into my gym routine. I was shown how to squat with proper form, but I still felt the exercise in my knees. I have never had knee problems. Any idea what I might be doing wrong?

The answer: Assuming you were taught proper form, it sounds like you tried to do a version of the squat that was too advanced for your level of experience with the exercise. Read More

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