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Games season has STARTED!

I think I was hitting snooze for the 7th time on New Year's Day when I decided to have a look at Facebook and see the post that the 2014 Open starts on February 27. EEEEK!!! If you're like me, you probably felt your heart rate double instantly and start to think about...

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Shin pain?

Shin pain is a fairly common complaint of athletes and is commonly referred to as "shin splints". There can be a number of reasons why athletes will develop shin pain and it is not uncommon to have two or three different conditions existing at the same time. One of...

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Ankle Dorsiflexion and Squatting

Adequate ankle mobility (namely dorsiflexion) is a necessity for being able to perform a full depth, ass-to-grass squats as is required for Crossfit and Olympic Weightlifting. There are a few things that may be restricting your ankle mobility, most of which can...

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Tips for getting the most out of your mobility

We ALL need to do more mobility. We know we should do it but it often gets  overlooked by the more "fun" stuff at the box, like lifting heavy s&$t or doing muscle ups. Here are my top tips to making the most out of a mobility session! Prioritize:  what areas of...

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Weak hip flexors?

Hip flexors often get a pretty bad rap for being too tight - usually the result of too much sitting, but how many of us know if our hip flexors are actually too weak? We all know that excessive tightness limits muscle strength and this applies to our hip flexors as...

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Train how you want to perform

 Competition can bring out the best and worst in people, both in attitude and performance. I love seeing the pride on people's faces when they do their first Crossfit competition and achieve something they previously deemed to be out of their reach, it's priceless....

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Lower back pain

If you have ever suffered a lower back injury, you know it is something you never want to experience again. I, for one, can vividly remember all the time I spent suffering with crippling back and leg pain and feeling as though I would never be able to play sports...

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Tennis elbow

Thanks to everyone who requested a topic for the blog on the MobilizeMe Facebook page! So, your elbow started hurting a couple weeks ago, just a dull ache on the outside of the arm. Nothing major, just a bit niggly after lifting. So you ignore it and keep on lifting....

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