I've been training for 2 years now and recently I have found that my knees have become slightly painful when standing from a seated position, squatting down and kneeling. Both my parents have bad knees (both 50+) so I was expecting to get bad knees later in life but not now.
After asking the instructer in my local gym I was told my squatting technique wasnt great with alot of strain being put on my knees (bending at the knee on the deline) rather than my shins staying vertical whilst driving my hips back. A stupid mistake I know but I have never really had any guidance as I have always trained on my own.
Is there anything I can do with regard to my diet (fish oils, complex's etc) and training (maybe using leg press instead of squats until my knees feel better) that would really make a difference, or have I really dont some serious damage that I will now never get any better?
I am really worried that im not going to be able to train my legs properly
Any help will be great. Thanks