Avi Silverberg holds a Master's of Science degree in Exercise Science with a research focus on powerlifting training. He's been the Head Coach for Team Canada Powerlifting since 2012 and has coached over 4500 attempts in international competition. You can connect with him on Instagram or LinkedIn.

I always felt more comfortable looking slightly in front of my feet when squatting. But I never knew if this was correct or not, so … Continue ReadingWhere Should I Look When Squatting?

A few years ago at a powerlifting competition, I was wrapping my knees for a squat attempt and another athlete turned to me and said … Continue ReadingWhat Is The Best Knee Wrapping Technique For Powerlifting?

When I first start coaching a new powerlifter in the squat, the only thing I’m concerned about is how their technique relates to the squat … Continue ReadingPowerlifting Squat Technique Rules

I’ve often skipped training abs at the end of my workouts because I believed I was training core adequately enough during squats. To understand if … Continue ReadingDo Squats Strengthen Your Core? (Research From 5 Studies)

Any time I start working with a new powerlifting athlete, I make sure their stance is in the optimal position. Your foot stance represents the … Continue ReadingShould My Toes Be Pointed In or Out When Squatting?

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