As a physical therapist & strength coach, Aaron helps athletes move better, decrease their aches & pains associated with training, and find their true athletic potential.

After spending over a decade competing in the sport of olympic weightlifting (even placed 6th in the 2011 USA Nationals) Aaron knows first hand the struggles and injuries athletes face in their pursuit of lifting big weights. Dr. Horschig founded Squat University as a way to share his innovative approach to help millions of athletes and coaches across the world move better, decrease their aches & pains and reach their true athletic potential. He has worked with some of the best athletes in the world including elite powerlifters and weightlifters, as well as athletes from the NFL, MLB and international level soccer players. 

Aaron published his first book “The Squat Bible” in spring of 2017 and has been published in numerous professional journals. His most recent appeared in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy and presented a new way to periodize a weight-training program with the back squat after ACL reconstruction.

He lives in St. Louis with his wife and practices at SSM Physical Therapy, where he helps athletes of all ages and skill levels decrease pain and return to the sports they love.

2011 Nationals
Aaron finished in 6th place in the -85kg weight class at the 2011 USA Olympic Weightlifting Nationals