4 03, 2015

The 3 stretches you NEED to be doing regularly

By | March 4th, 2015|Crossfitters, Mobility|Comments Off on The 3 stretches you NEED to be doing regularly

The 3 stretches you NEED to be doing 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 [...]

4 03, 2015

Pinchy Shoulder Pain?

By | March 4th, 2015|Crossfitters, Mobility, Shoulder Pain, Stability|Comments Off on 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 overlooked in favor of strengthening the external rotators of the shoulder. What is the Subscapularis? The [...]

8 04, 2014

Pinchy hip pain?

By | April 8th, 2014|Crossfitters, Hip pain, Mobility|Comments Off on Pinchy hip pain?

Are you suffering from pinchy, tight front of hip pain that is aggravated by squatting? You're not alone!! This is quite a common complaint in the Crossfit world, especially when people start squatting with increased volume and load without adequate technique and/or mobility. Take a look at your technique to start Squat technique is one [...]

12 02, 2014

Does your front rack suck??

By | February 12th, 2014|Crossfitters, Shoulder Pain|Comments Off on Does your front rack suck??

Achieving a good front rack position is definitely a challenge for some people but reverting to crossing your arms over to hold the bar in front of you won't help. You need to understand why you may not be able to achieve the position and what you can do about it! What do I need [...]

29 01, 2014

Rolling your IT band is a waste of time

By | January 29th, 2014|Crossfitters, Hip pain, Lower Back Pain, Mobility|Comments Off on Rolling your IT band is a waste of time

Yep, that's right crew. Stop trying to smash out your IT band. Nothing is going to change! This is because your IT band is exactly that - a band of thick fascia that runs down the lateral (outside) aspect of the thigh. Fascia does not change in LENGTH. We can alter the consistency or stickiness [...]

2 12, 2013

Ankle Dorsiflexion and Squatting

By | December 2nd, 2013|ankle, Crossfitters, Mobility|Comments Off on 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 be dealt with and improved. This is an example of an amazing squat. [...]

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