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Gun show

The biceps. AKA guns. The show pony of the upper body. They tend to get a whole lotta lovin' during training - pull ups, muscle ups, bicep curls in the mirror....ok wrong crowd maybe. But how often are we actually showing these hard working muscles some mobility love?...

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Crunchy knees?

Crunchy sounds eminating from your knees can be a bit off-putting. Particularly if they are so noisy that they attract attention from other people during a squat session. But are they a problem? It depends. First, what IS that noise? Crunchy, grindy-type noises (like...

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A quick fix for a butt wink

The dreaded butt wink. We all know what it looks like so I'm not going to write another big post about it what it is but instead talk about a very simple fix. If a person has an anterior pelvic tilt, in which the pelvis is tipped forward as a result of tight...

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What’s with the pain in my Achilles?

What's with the pain in my Achilles? So you've been box jumping, double undering and running. And then you see the better, faster athletes doing those "bouncy" box jumps...and they are so much faster! So you give them a crack. They're pretty shaky at first and you may...

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Pinchy Shoulder Pain?

If you have shoulder pain or a pinching sensation with overhead movements, maybe your subscapularis is to blame. The subscapularis, which is an internal rotator of the shoulder, is an integral part of a functioning rotator cuff. However, this muscle often...

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The 3 stretches you NEED to do regularly

So many body parts to mobilize, so little time. You've got to prioritize your mobility. There isn't enough hours in the day to hit everything that needs work (for some of you out there). And who wants to spend hours mobilizing anyway? Not me! So here are...

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Training your Subscap

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog about your subscapularis and since then I seem to have seen quite a few clients who have had some difficulty in performing the lift off test. Did they have a shoulder problem? Yep. Which came first, the shoulder injury, or the...

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What’s with the pain in my Achilles??

So you've been box jumping, double undering and running. And then you see the better, faster athletes doing those "bouncy" box jumps...and they are so much faster! So you give them a crack. They're pretty shaky at first and you may have lost some skin off your shins...

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4 Exercises for Sciatica

Hopefully the last blog post cleared up some confusion as to what sciatica actually is! Here are my top 4 exercises to help relieve some of your sciatic pain. Keep in mind that these exercises are to be used as a guide only and if your CAUSE of sciatica is...

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